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Trade Agreements: Turkey

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 15430, tabled on 14 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 8 June 2021 to Question 7981 on Overseas Trade: Turkey, on what occasions she has raised human rights concerns with representatives from the Turkish Government since the implementation of the UK-Turkey Free Trade Agreement.

Answered on

22 June 2021

HM Government is clear that more trade need not come at the expense of our values. We have a longstanding relationship with Turkey and will continue to engage the Turkish government on such issues.