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Iran: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 118599, tabled on 11 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Iranian Government on the judicial treatment of Christians and other religious minorities in Iran.

Answered on

14 December 2017

The human rights situation in Iran, including the harassment and persecution of Christians, is of serious concern. The Foreign Secretary raised human rights concerns with the Iranian Government as a notable element of his visit to Iran on 9-10 December, as did I during my visit on 5 August.​​

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