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Athens Airport

Volume 87: debated on Wednesday 27 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make further representations to the Greek Government regarding the security aspects at Athens airport; and if he will make a statement.

We have been in touch with the Greek authorities on a regular basis over security at Athens airport and earlier this year offered them assistance in improving security. We will continue to keep in close touch, but note that a number of inspections in recent weeks have confirmed that security measures at the airport conform to the internationally recognised standards set down in annex 17 of the Chicago convention.