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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons on 26th February 2019.

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The UK is disappointed that Japan has announced that it will withdraw from the International Whaling Commission in order to resume commercial whaling, and we urge it to rethink its decision. The Prime Minister raised this with Prime Minister Abe on 10 January, confirming that the UK is and remains strongly opposed to commercial whaling.