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Indonesia: Defence Equipment

Volume 457: debated on Wednesday 7 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions concerning strategic exports Ministers in her Department had with Indonesian Ministers during their visit to the UK in January; and if she will make a statement. (125897)

On 31 January I had discussions with the Indonesian Trade Minister on promoting bilateral trade and investment.

On the same day, my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary took part in a bilateral forum with the Indonesian Foreign, Trade and Defence Ministers, which covered the Doha Development Round and the possibility of a Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Association of South East Asian Nations.

No strategic export sectors were discussed.