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Tuesday, 5 November 1985
Page: 1608

(Question No. 306)


Senator Bolkus asked the Minister representing the Minister for Foreign Affairs, upon notice, on Monday 20 May 1985:

(1) Is the Minister for Foreign Affairs aware of a Press report in the National Times of 3 May 1985 concerning Government in action in assisting the United States Government with investigations into nazi war criminals.

(2) What action has the Government taken to assist the United States Government with investigations into nazi war criminals.


Senator Gareth Evans —The Minister for Foreign Affairs has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

(1) No.

(2) Requests for assistance with United States Government investigations were referred to the Australian Federal Police and the results of their inquiries were communicated to the United States Embassy.