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Arms Embargo To Former Yugoslavia

EDM number 1427 in 1994-95, proposed by Mike Gapes on 17/07/1995.

That this House deplores calls in the USA led by Senator Bob Dole for a unilateral lifting of the arms embargo in former Yugloslavia; recognises that such action will force the withdrawal of the UN humanitarian and peacekeeping forces, whose presence has contained the conflict and saved hundreds of thousands of lives, particularly in central Bosnia; believes that the advocates of 'lift and strike' are playing with fire and risking spreading the conflict throughout the Balkans; and calls on the US Congress to reject this call and, failing that, for President Clinton to veto it and thereby show solidarity with those countries in NATO and the UN who have put their own personnel at risk in an effort to save lives.

This motion has been signed by a total of 27 MPs.

Mike Gapes17/07/1995Ilford SouthProposed
Kim Howells17/07/1995PontypriddSigned
Robert Wareing17/07/1995Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Tony Benn17/07/1995ChesterfieldSigned
Janet Anderson17/07/1995Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Nick Ainger17/07/1995PembrokeSigned
Neil Gerrard17/07/1995WalthamstowSigned
George Foulkes17/07/1995Carrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleySigned
Bryan Davies17/07/1995Oldham Central and RoytonSigned
Jim Cunningham17/07/1995Coventry South EastSigned
Frank Cook17/07/1995Stockton NorthSigned
Harry Cohen17/07/1995LeytonSigned
Ronnie Campbell17/07/1995Blyth ValleySigned
Bill Michie17/07/1995Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alice Mahon17/07/1995HalifaxSigned
Glenda Jackson17/07/1995Hampstead & HighgateSigned
John Hutton17/07/1995Barrow & FurnessSigned
Tom Cox17/07/1995TootingSigned
Peter Hardy18/07/1995WentworthSigned
Jim Dowd18/07/1995Lewisham WestSigned
Jeremy Corbyn18/07/1995Islington NorthSigned
Keith Bradley18/07/1995Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Eddie Loyden18/07/1995Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Norman Hogg18/07/1995Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
Jack Thompson19/07/1995WansbeckSigned
Dennis Turner19/07/1995Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Mike Hall26/10/1995Warrington SouthSigned

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