To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is United Kingdom policy at the United Nations with regard to moves to ban the sale of arms to the Khmer Rouge; and if he will make a statement.
The cessation of outside military assistance to all Cambodian parties is an integral part of the framework for a comprehensive political settlement agreed by the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, including the United Kingdom. Both the United Nations Security Council and the United Nations General Assembly have unanimously endorsed this framework which is now being elaborated by the co-chairmen of the Paris international conference on Cambodia.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what changes have been made to United Kingdom foreign policy with regard to Cambodia over the past five years; and if he will make a statement.
I refer the hon. Member to the replies given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs to my hon. Friend the Member for Broxtowe (Mr. Lester) on 8 November 1989 and 26 March and 25 July 1990, together with the statement that I made on 26 October.