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Iran: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 7404, tabled on 4 September 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Iranian counterpart on the persecution of Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities in that country.

Answered on

12 September 2017

‚ÄčI raised concerns about the persecution of religious and ethnic minorities, including the detention and treatment of Christians, with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi during my visit to Tehran on 5 August.