Iran: Religious Freedom:Written question - 118599

Asked by Jo Swinson
(East Dunbartonshire)

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Asked on: 11 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Iran: Religious Freedom
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Iranian Government on the judicial treatment of Christians and other religious minorities in Iran.
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 14 December 2017

The human rights situation in Iran, including the harassment and persecution of Christians, is of serious concern. The Foreign Secretary raised human rights concerns with the Iranian Government as a notable element of his visit to Iran on 9-10 December, as did I during my visit on 5 August.​​

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