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Libya

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his US counterpart on the (a) amount and (b) technological sophistication of biological and chemical material shipped from Libya to the US for evaluation. (306916)

The UK and US have regular discussions about Libya’s progress towards its 2003 commitment to destroy all remaining weapons of mass destruction. The US report that there have been no shipments of chemical and biological material and there are no plans to do so.