§ Mr. Kirkwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on progress being made on negotiations on the reductions of conventional forces in Europe.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
The first plenary meeting of the resumed CFE follow-on negotiations took place on 14 February. NATO and other delegations underlined the problems created for the follow-on negotiations by doubts over the Soviet Union's intention to comply with certain provisions of the CFE treaty. No new proposals were tabled.