Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    
Wednesday, 13 November 1974
Page: 2362


Senator Greenwood asked the Minister representing the Prime Minister, upon notice:

(1)   Why did the Prime Minister in answering Senate Question No. 163 asked by Senator Greenwood ask him to see the Minister for Foreign Affairs' answer on 13 August (vide Senate Hansard, page 781) and the Prime Minister's answer on 15 October (vide House of Representatives Hansard, page 2278) when the relevant part of the question was Why has the Government now recognised the incorporation of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia into the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics when, prior to 18 May 1974, it was stating that it would not recognise such incorporation'.

(2)   What part of either of Senator Willesee 's answer on 13 August or the Prime Minister's answer on 15 October explains why the Government has now recognised the incorporation of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania into the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

(3)   Why has the Government now recognised the incorporation de jure of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia into the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics when, prior to 18 May 1974, the Government stated it would not recognise such incorporation.


Senator Murphy - The Prime Minister has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

(   1 ) The Government did not state it would not recognise such incorporation. See my answer to Question No. 325 supra.

(2)   The whole of both answers.

(3)   See (1) and (2).







Suggest corrections