To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's response to the statement by United States Secretary of State Baker regarding Cambodia on 18 July.
We welcome the United States decision to hold talks with Vietnam on Cambodia. We share the United States Government's determination to prevent the Khmer Rouge from taking power. Our common objective is to create conditions for the Cambodian people to elect a government, free from the fear of civil war and Khmer Rouge atrocities.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what composition of a Cambodian Supreme National Council was agreed by the United Nations Permanent Five in Paris on 16–17 July.
The Five called on the Cambodian parties to agree to the establishment at an early date, as an integral part of a comprehensive political settlement, of a Supreme National Council composed of representative individuals with authority among the Cambodian people.A copy of the summary of conclusions of the meeting on 16–17 July has been placed in the Library.