Chad: Religious Freedom:Written question - 158179

Asked by Nigel Dodds
(Belfast North)
Asked on: 27 June 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Chad: Religious Freedom
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Government of Chad on adherence to fundamental freedoms including religious expression.
Answered by: Harriett Baldwin
Answered on: 05 July 2018

​The Foreign Secretary is yet to meet his Chadian counterpart. The UK opened an office in N’Djamena in March 2018 enabling us to develop our dialogue with the Chadian authorities and work on our shared interest in the security, stability and prosperity of Chad and the Sahel region. The UK is concerned about the human rights situation in Chad, and continues to urge the Chadian authorities to offer all its citizens the opportunity to participate fully in the country's political, economic, cultural and religious life.

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