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Syria: Armed Conflict

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL8723, tabled on 5 October 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that Syrian opposition fighters have been killed in Azerbaijan; and what information they have received about (1) how any such fighters arrived in that country, and (2) who was paying them.

Answered on

19 October 2020

The UK is aware of media reporting that Syrian opposition fighters have been killed in Azerbaijan. We have received no specific information regarding these claims. The UK continues to urge all actors to use their influence to ensure an end to the hostilities and a return to the negotiating table.