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Military Aid: Colombia

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions his Department had with the Colombian Defence Minister during his recent visit on (a) UK and (b) EU support for Plan Colombia, part II; and if he will make a statement. (124583)

Both I and the Minister of State for the Armed Forces in separate meetings discussed the current security situation in Colombia, progress on human rights within the Colombian armed forces, and UK-Colombia security co-operation with Minister Santos during his recent visit. The EU support for Plan Colombia, part II, was not raised.