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Volume 717: debated on Monday 1 March 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what action it is taking with its European partners to persuade Israel to lift the blockade of Gaza. [HL2239]

The UK and its key partners, including the EU, continue to press the Israeli authorities to ease border restrictions and permit the flow of humanitarian aid, reconstruction materials, trade goods, and people into Gaza. The EU Foreign Affairs Council made this clear in its statement of 8 December 2009.