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Iran: Arms Control

Volume 501: debated on Wednesday 2 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the answer of 2 November 2009, Official Report, column 662W, on Iran, on how many occasions the UK has interdicted Iranian weapon shipments in Afghanistan in the last three years. (301971)

The UK has worked with International Security Assistance Force to interdict shipments of weapons to the Taliban, including from Iran. It is the longstanding policy of the Government not to comment on specific operational matters.