§ Mr. Latham
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he protested to the Syrian Foreign Minister during his visit to Britain about the tone and content, and their effect on the peace process, of recent speeches by President Hafez Al Assad; and what response he received.
§ Mr. Renton
No. My right hon. and learned Friend underlined the need for all parties to exercise restraint and commit themselves to the negotiation of a just and lasting settlement of the Arab/Israel disputes. Mr. Shara' responded that Syria also sought a just and lasting settlement.