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Guinea: Politics and Government

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 27 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on the humanitarian situation in Guinea; and if he will make a statement. (295022)

The UK Government are appalled by the atrocities committed against peaceful demonstrators during the opposition rally of 28 September. The UK has been actively engaged with EU counterparts in Brussels, New York and via ambassadors in the region. Our ambassador in Guinea is also a member of the International Contact Group on Guinea and has maintained a constant dialogue with EU partners on the ground.