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Cluster Munitions

Volume 689: debated on Wednesday 31 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they have received an invitation from the Government of Norway to a meeting in Oslo on 22 and 23 February to discuss the prohibition of cluster munitions; and, if so, what is their response to the invitation.[HL1416]

The UK has received an invitation from the Norwegian Government to a meeting in Oslo on cluster munitions and we will participate. The UK's permanent representative to the Conference on Disarmament will lead a team of senior officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Defence and Department for International Development.