§ 34. Mr. John Marshall
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about the middle east peace process.
§ 39. Mr. Carrington
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress is being made towards peace in the middle east; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
We welcome the completion of Israeli withdrawal from Gaza and Jericho on 18 May. We and our European partners are providing practical help to the new Palestinian Administration, including the police force. We hope recent US efforts on the Syrian track will facilitate progress towards a comprehensive peace.