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Bahrain: Politics and Government

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL2479, tabled on 24 October 2017

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.

Answered on

7 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.