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Tuesday, 4 September 1984
Page: 434

(Question No. 932)

Senator Gareth Evans —On 22 August 1984 (Hansard, page 195) the Minister for Foreign Affairs provided an answer to Senator Childs's question No. 932, on nuclear disarmament initiatives.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has now provided the following supplementary answer to Senator Childs's question:

The Soviet Union has called for a nuclear freeze but has not addressed the question of balance of nuclear forces and the need for a direct linking of a freeze to reductions of nuclear arms.