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Paraguay

Volume 454: debated on Tuesday 5 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment she has made of the internal security of Paraguay following the dismissal by President Duarte of General Key Kanazawa and military and police officers. (106740)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has not made any official assessment of the internal security of Paraguay following the recent military and police reshuffles. Successors have been appointed for those removed from their positions. We continue to monitor the situation from our embassy in Buenos Aires and are in touch with the Paraguayan embassy in London.