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Kuwait: Human Rights

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 242671, tabled on 9 April 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Kuwaiti counterpart on human rights violations in that country; and will he make a statement.

Answered on

16 April 2019

The former Minister for the Middle East and North Africa most recently had discussions with his counterpart during the UK-Kuwait Joint Steering Group in Kuwait in December 2018. As part of his discussions, and as a reflection upon our strong bilateral relationship, he spoke openly and honestly about a number of issues and that includes human rights.