Oral Answers to Questions — Iran (Maritime Regulations).

– in the House of Commons am ar 31 Gorffennaf 1935.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr Herbert Williams Mr Herbert Williams , Croydon South


asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether his attention has been drawn to the action of the Iranian Government in forbidding ships to fly their national flags when in Iranian waters; and what representations he proposes to make to the Iranian Government on the matter?

Photo of Mr Samuel Hoare Mr Samuel Hoare , Chelsea

Yes, Sir, but according to my present information the prohibition is only intended to apply to vessels permanently and exclusively employed in some Iranian port, and British ships entering Iranian ports from the high seas will not be affected. The matter is still under examination, and if representations are found to be necessary they will be made.