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Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 208916, tabled on 10 September 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make representations to his counterpart in the federal government in Iraq on allowing inspections of aid and arms shipments to be made by their officials in the international airports of the Kurdistan region in Iraq.

Answered on

13 October 2014

The Government of Iraq inspects consignments of UK-delivered weapons, ammunition and other military equipment and supplies arriving into the country from abroad in Baghdad prior to their onward internal movement to the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The Ministry of Defence does not have any plans to make representations to the Government of Iraq on the matter.

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