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Volume 301: debated on Tuesday 25 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the United Nations with regard to the situation in Iraq. [16019]

Following the UN Security Council's display of unanimity, I am pleased that Saddam Hussein has backed down unconditionally and allowed UNSCOM Inspection to return to Iraq. The Inspectors should now be permitted to get on with their job of uncovering and destroying Iraq's large stocks of weapons of mass destruction.