The Foreign Secretary, Mr William Hague, made a statement in the House of Commons on 25 November 2013 on the recent negotiations with Iran
Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
The E3+3 Agreement
The E3+3, comprising of the UK, France, Germany, China, Russia and the US engaged in talks with Iran and sought an agreement to resolve concerns about its nuclear programme. The meeting was chaired by EU High Representative Baroness Catherine Ashton.
House of Commons Library analysis
The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.
The Library has published a briefing paper on Recent Developments in Iran.
About Oral statements
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday) and after any Urgent Questions.
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.
Watching proceedings from the public gallery
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