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British Citizens Imprisoned Overseas and Coronavirus

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:02 pm on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) 5:02 pm, 2nd March 2020

As I mentioned in my statement, we have reduced the number of staff in our embassy in Tehran. That was a precautionary but very much a temporary measure. Our essential staff will continue to do their critical work, and they will remain in post.