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RT. HON. LORD DOUGLAS HURD
British Delegation to the UN 1956
UK Foreign Secretary 1989 to 1995


Lord Hurd recalls Lester Pearson’s diplomatic intervention at Suez
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PEARSON CLIPS

JACK GRANATSTEIN
(Historian)

GEOFF MURRAY
(Canadian Mission to the UN 1956)

SIR PETER RAMSBOTHAM
(UK Mission to the UN 1956)

SIR BRIAN URQUHART
(UN Secretariat official)


The British delegation at the UN had no advance warning of the Israeli invasion
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The rupture in UK US relations.



Explains British PM Anthony Eden’s intense reaction to the nationalisation.


Canada should not get trapped in Suez nostalgia.