Bahrain: Politics and Government:Written question - HL2479

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Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 24 October 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Politics and Government
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Minister of State for the Middle East met, or had contact with, any non-governmental organisations or representatives of the Bahrain opposition during his recent visit to Bahrain.
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Answered on: 07 November 2017

The Minister for the Middle East visited Bahrain on 19 October and co-chaired the Bahrain-UK Joint working group with His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain; where bilateral issues, including human rights, were discussed. He also had a number of official engagements with Government and non-government interlocutors, including a wide range of young influencers.

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