Sale of Arms: War in Yemen

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:36 pm on 13th July 2020.

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Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Minister of State, Department for International Trade 3:36 pm, 13th July 2020

I am not going to comment on China, because I think it is not quite within the scope of the urgent question. At all times, the UK campaigns actively in its foreign policy for the abolition of the death penalty. The right hon. Gentleman and I know that; he served in the Government not so long ago, and he will know that that is an important pillar of our foreign policy. These matters do not prevent us from having a good overall relationship with as many countries around the world as we reasonably can, where it is in the national interest to do so. I will look into the WTO complaint and write to him.