Statement on the Middle East and North Africa

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague
27 April 2011

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 26 April on the Middle East and North Africa.

The Foreign Secretary updated MPs on the current situation in Libya and events in Syria.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

North Africa and the Middle East: Timeline of parliamentary events

The political situation in North Africa and the Middle East has been debated on several occasions in Parliament recently. Find all the latest parliamentary information and follow a timeline of events.

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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