Japan: Whales:Written question - 208785

Asked by Bill Wiggin
(North Herefordshire)
Asked on: 15 January 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Japan: Whales
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations the Government has made to the government of Japan to support the international ban on whaling.
Answered by: George Eustice
Answered on: 22 January 2019

During the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe’s, visit to the UK on the 9 January, the Prime Minister expressed her disappointment at Japan’s decision to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and encouraged the Government to reconsider.

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