Africa and the Middle East statement: 4 April 2011

William Hague at the Dispatch Box
05 April 2011

Foreign Secretary, William Hague, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 4 April on recent developments in Africa and the Middle East.

Mr Hague updated the House of Commons on the humanitarian situation in Ivory Coast and told MPs that ‘Britain continues to play its part in the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1973 to protect civilians in Libya’.

Read the statement in full and responses from MPs:

UN Resolution

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Middle East and North Africa

Watch and read recent statements and urgent questions made to the House of Commons on Libya, Bahrain, Egypt, Tunisia and the Ivory Coast.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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