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Iraq

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer by the Minister for State on 27 November 2006, Official Report, column 472W, on Iraq, whether a British-led investigation was conducted into possible links between the al-Da'wa organisation and the terrorist attacks on the British embassy and the British Club in the 1980s. (113380)

Responsibility for investigating the attacks on the British embassy and the British Club in Baghdad in the 1980s lay with the Iraqi authorities. As my answer to the hon. Member of 27 November 2006, Official Report, column 472W records, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has no evidence of involvement by members of the Iraqi al-Da’wa organisation in the planning and execution of the terrorist attacks.