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Turkey: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL4411, tabled on 9 December 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the freedom of Christian worship afforded to British citizens visiting Turkey.

Answered on

17 December 2015

It is our understanding that British citizens are not hindered from Christian worship in Turkey. As stated in the EU Commission’s Annual Progress Report on Turkey released on 10 November, freedom of worship continues to be generally respected.