Imad Hamato:Written question - 68238

Q
Asked by Ian Austin
(Dudley North)
Asked on: 16 March 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Imad Hamato
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the Palestinian Authority on President Abbas' appointment of Imad Hamato as dean of the Al-Azhar institutes.
A
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 31 March 2017

​While we have not raised this specific issue with the Palestinian Authority, we regularly push the Palestinian leadership to tackle language that could incite violence or hatred, including anti-Semitic language. The UK abhors and condemns the use of anti-Semitic or any racist language.

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