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Afghanistan: Security

Volume 471: debated on Monday 28 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the safety of departmental staff working in Afghanistan following the bombing of the Serena Hotel. (181227)

The safety of Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) staff abroad is of paramount importance. Security of FCO personnel in Afghanistan is reviewed regularly and has been revisited since the attack on the Serena Hotel. We do not, however, comment on specific security arrangements at any mission overseas.