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Nicaragua

Volume 79: debated on Wednesday 22 May 1985

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21.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions took place at the Bonn summit with regard to the United States trade embargo on Nicaragua.

I discussed the situation in Central and Latin America with my colleagues at the Bonn economic summit. Details must remain confidential.

23.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on current United Kingdom relations with Nicaragua.

We share the concern of many Central American states at Nicaragua's build-up of arms and increasingly close contacts with the Soviet Union and Cuba. Our future relations will depend on Nicaragua's establishing genuine democracy, scaling down her level of armaments and putting an end to support for subversion in the region.

27.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has had any discussions with the United States Government about the use of sanctions against Nicaragua.

I have nothing to add to the reply which I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for Sheffield, Hillsborough (Mr. Flannery).

33.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about discussions he had on Nicaragua at Bonn recently.

I refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for Leeds, West (Mr. Meadowcroft).

65.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's policy towards the current situation in Nicaragua.

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave earlier to the hon. Member for Battersea (Mr. Dubs).

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he has any plans to alter the level of British diplomatic representation in Nicaragua.

We have no plans to alter the level of diplomatic representation in Nicaragua but diplomatic staffing levels are kept under review.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions have taken place between Her Majesty's Government and the United States Government on the situation in Nicaragua.

I have nothing to add to the reply which I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for Sheffield, Hillsborough (Mr. Flannery).