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Mauritania: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 160104, tabled on 3 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Mauritanian Government on respect for freedom of religion.

Answered on

10 July 2018

UK officials have raised issues of Freedom of Religion or Belief with senior Mauritanian officials on several occasions, most recently on 20th of June. Following the opening of our Embassy in Nouakchott in May, I plan to visit Mauritania later this year for discussions on a range of subjects of importance to the UK‚Äč.