Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague, made a statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 9 November on events in Libya, the middle east peace process and Iran's nuclear programme.
Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
Watch and read the statement on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on the Africa and the Middle East in the topics section of the Parliament website.
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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