88May 10, 2004
Iraqi Prisoner Abuse by British Soldiers
British Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon read a statement on the treatment of Iraqi prisoners by British troops. He then responded to questions from members. Many of the questions focused on a ...
69Jun 17, 2003
War with Iraq, Day 1, Morning
Former cabinet ministers testified on the first day of an inquiry into the quality of intelligence and government representations about Iraqi weapons programs and the decision to engage in war with ...
84Mar 17, 2003
Cook Resignation Speech
Labour leader Cook announced his resignation from the House of Commons because of his disagreement with the prime minister over the war with Iraq.
92Jun 26, 2002
In the prime minister’s absence, House of Commons Leader Robin Cook took questions
from members about President
Bush’s speech on the Middle East, the effects of corporate ...
67Jul 11, 2001
This Week Prime Minister Blair joined Irish Prime Minister Bertie
Ahern in the English Midlands to work on the Northern
Ireland Peace Process. Leader of the House, Robin Cook, took ...
92Jun 13, 2001
Election of the British Speaker
Following general elections, the House of Commons convened to elect a Speaker.
8Feb 7, 2001
U.S.-British Foreign Policy Issues
Minister Cook talked to reporters following his meeting with the National Security Adviser Condelezza Rice. He talked about the European Security Initiative, the Middle East peace process, and ...
29Feb 6, 2001
Secretary Powell and Minister Cook talked to reporters about their meeting regarding their respective countries. They examined the PanAm Flight 103 trial verdict and the responsibility of Libya ...
19Feb 9, 2000
U.S. - British Relations
Secretary Albright and Mr. Cook spoke to reporters, focusing on the situation in Yugoslavia, peace in the Middle East, and mutual relations. After their comments they answered questions ...
38Sep 20, 1999
United Nations Challenges in the 21st Century
Mr. Essy spoke about the future of the African continent, including peace and security initiatives from the United Nations, and called for peacekeeping training for armies of all African ...
11May 18, 1999
Introduction of Ground Troops to Balkans
Members of Parliament debated the military action in Yugoslavia. Among the issues discussed were whether to use ground forces, how to relieve the refugee crisis, and the goals of the campaign.
18Apr 25, 1999
British News Conference
British leaders talked to reporters about the NATO mission in Yugoslavia. They discussed the meeting of NATO leaders at the 50th anniversary summit and the unity they have on the NATO ...
25Apr 23, 1999
Military Strikes on Yugoslavia
British leaders talked to reporters about the NATO mission against Serbian forces in Yugoslavia. They stressed the strong resolve of the NATO countries to continue with the mission until they ...
26Apr 22, 1999
Secretary Albright and Minister Cook spoke to reporters about military operations in Yugoslavia, Kosovar Albanian refugees, and the NATO summit which marked the 50th anniversary of the ...
3Apr 12, 1999
Military Strikes on Yugoslavia
Secretary Cook talked to reporters about the refugee situation in Yugoslavia. He said that reports confirmed that refugees were trapped within Yugoslavia and that NATO held President Milosevic ...
16Feb 4, 1999
Situation in Kosovo
Secretary Cook talked with the British House of Commons about the Kosovo peace talks. He described the new constitution for Kosovo that is being discussed in the talks. He took questions ...
146Feb 17, 1998
British Policy Toward Iraq
Members of the House of Commons debated about the situation of Iraq and a resolution that supported military action to force Iraq to comply with United Nations weapons inspectors.
111Jan 15, 1998
European Union Enlargement
Representatives of several members of the European Union discussed the future of European integration. In his keynote speech, Mr. Cook spoke about British attitudes toward the inclusion of ...
132Sep 30, 1997
British Labour Party Conference
Prime Minister talked about his political achievements since his election in May. A video was shown prior to his speech. This was the first time in twenty year that Labour leader who is ...
11May 19, 1997
White House Stakeout
After meeting with National Security Adviser Berger, Secretary Cook talked briefly with reporters about his meetings with U.S. officials today and Labour foreign policy positions.
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