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Turkey: Christianity

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 139993, tabled on 1 May 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Turkish Government on the treatment of Christians in that country.

Answered on

8 May 2018

British ministers have regular discussions with their Turkish counterparts on a range of human rights issues, including freedom of religion and belief. We take the situation of minority groups in Turkey very seriously and urge the Turkish Government to safeguard their rights.

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