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USA: Terrorism

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the US administration on its designation of Interpal as a global terrorist organisation; and if he will make a statement. (289236)

Officials are in ongoing discussions with their US counterparts about how to facilitate legitimate charitable work while protecting against any risk of abuse by terrorist financiers.

This has included the case of Interpal and its status as a US designated organisation.