To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when last he met the Chinese Foreign Minister; and what subjects were discussed.
My right hon. and learned Friend had talks with Foreign Ministers Wu on 10–11 March during his visit to the United Kingdom. Their agenda covered a wide range of bilateral and international subjects including East-West relations, disarmament, the middle east and Hong Kong.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the current state of Sino-British relations.
During their talks earlier this month my right hon. and learned Friend and the Chinese Foreign Minister noted with satisfaction the excellent state of Sino-British relations. We continue to work closely together on matters relating to Hong Kong, and there is an active programme of commercial, scientific, educational and cultural exchanges between our two countries.