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Islam: Democracy

Volume 461: debated on Monday 11 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps she is taking to promote and embed democracy in the countries of the Islamic world; and if she will make a statement. (141070)

We support efforts to promote democratic principles in the Islamic world, including through our contacts with governments and civil society, and projects both bilaterally through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Global Opportunities Fund and multilaterally, including through the G8-Broader Middle East and North Africa and Euromed processes.