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Palestine: Road Map to Peace (17 Nov 2021)

Wayne David: ...through the Abraham accords. I know that some Members have reservations about the Abraham accords, but they nevertheless exist, and we must use them as an opportunity to encourage the United Arab Emirates and others to raise the issue of Palestine directly with the Israelis. This is a new opportunity, and we must take every advantage of it. It might be an important avenue to explore with...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Politics and Government (17 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...calling for the release of all those unlawfully detained and restoration of the civilian-led transitional government, which followed a similar statement made with our Sudan Quad partners (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and US) on 3 November. We expressed our condemnation at a UN Security Council meeting on 26 October, as well as during a Special Session at the UN Human Rights Council...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Paramilitary Forces (16 Nov 2021)

James Cleverly: ...licence applications in accordance with strict licensing criteria. These criteria include prohibitions under arms embargoes and an assessment on the risk of diversion. We work closely with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Sudan and, along with the US, issued a Sudan Quad statement on 3 November calling for the full and immediate restoration of Sudan's civilian-led transitional...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Politics and Government (16 Nov 2021)

Vicky Ford: ...calling for the release of all those unlawfully detained and restoration of the civilian-led transitional government, which followed a similar statement made with our Sudan Quad partners (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and US) on 3 November. We expressed our condemnation at a UN Security Council meeting on 26 October, as well as during a Special Session at the UN Human Rights Council...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Oman (15 Nov 2021)

James Cleverly: The United Kingdom (UK) warmly welcomed the normalisation agreements between Israel, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, and Sudan. These were historic steps which saw the normalisation of relations between friends of the UK. The United Kingdom will continue to encourage further dialogue between Israel and other countries in the region, to work towards a more peaceful and prosperous...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Internet (15 Nov 2021)

Vicky Ford: ...delicate path from oppressive autocratic rule to freedom and democracy; the acts of the military represents a betrayal of the Sudanese people and that journey. With our Sudan Quad partners (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and US) we issued a statement on 3 November calling for the release of all those unlawfully detained and restoration of the civilian-led transitional government. The...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sudan: Politics and Government (8 Nov 2021)

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park: ...27 October and were able to ascertain that he is well. The whereabouts and condition of other civilian members of the transitional government are still unknown. With our Sudan Quad partners (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and US) we issued a statement on 3 November calling for the release of all those unlawfully detained and restoration of the civilian-led transitional government. We...

Creative Sector - Motion to Take Note (4 Nov 2021)

Lord Spencer of Alresford: ...in 1960 as a development economist to Khartoum, that famous and historic city at the junction of the Blue and White Niles. I remember the city and the country very well, and was lucky to learn some Arabic and travel quite widely with my parents. It was then a remarkably peaceful place, despite the enormous size and religious and ethnic diversity of that newly independent nation. In 1964,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving Licences: Reciprocal Arrangements (3 Nov 2021)

Trudy Harrison: On 20 May 2021, legislation was introduced to designate specified driving licences issued in the Cayman Islands, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and North Macedonia for exchange in GB. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is currently dealing with requests for reciprocal driving licence exchange agreements from Malaysia, Serbia and Sri Lanka and continues to work with the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Interpol: Public Appointments (3 Nov 2021)

James Cleverly: ...for the presidency of Interpol, and consider our vote carefully. We are committed to the promotion of universal freedoms and human rights and we encourage all states, including the United Arab Emirates, to uphold international human rights obligations.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Billy Hood (3 Nov 2021)

Lord Jones of Cheltenham: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of the United Arab Emirates about the imprisonment of football coach Billy Hood.

Scottish Parliament: Offshore Training Passport (28 Oct 2021)

Paul Sweeney: ...’s £5.7 billion Seagreen project off the coast of Angus, how many of the 114 turbine jackets were manufactured in Scotland? None. Each and every one of them was offshored to China and the United Arab Emirates, only to be transported back to Scotland on diesel-burning barges. For the Neart na Gaoithe wind farm off the coast of Fife, the 54 complex Siemens Gamesa turbines will be...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Iraq: Israel (27 Oct 2021)

James Cleverly: The UK warmly welcomed the normalisation agreements between Israel, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, and Sudan. These are historic steps which see the normalisation of relations between friends of the UK. The United Kingdom will continue to encourage further dialogue between Israel and other countries in the region, to work towards a more peaceful and prosperous future for...

Abraham Accords (25 Oct 2021)

James Cleverly: ...us all a step closer to resolving one of the major issues driving instability and conflict in the middle east. As my right hon. Friend said, the UK enjoys excellent relationships with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Israel. Those strong relationships are built on a mutually held desire to further the cause of peace and stability in the region and the wider world. A recent example was...

Yemen: Humanitarian Situation (20 Oct 2021)

James Cleverly: ...access across the country in accordance with the principles of international law. Aid alone, however, will not solve the crisis facing Yemen and Yemenis. We are working with the US, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates through the economic quad to help support the stabilisation of Yemen’s economic crisis, as well as through the joint economic programmes of the Foreign, Commonwealth...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Arab States: Israel (20 Oct 2021)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 September 2021 to Question 43429 on Arab States: Israel, whether the Government is encouraging Arab countries that do not conduct normalised relations with Israel to do so.

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: Iran (19 Oct 2021)

Stephen Crabb: ...and strong conviction, a man who loved history, he had a deep interest in and affection for the wider middle east. He demonstrated that being a friend of Israel is no barrier to being a friend of Arab nations, too. In many ways, he was an embodiment of the Abraham accords long before they were signed. Just a few weeks ago, Sir David tried to bend my arm into joining his delegation to...

Tributes: Sir David Amess MP - Tributes (18 Oct 2021)

Lord Moynihan: ...help rehouse the 13 unaccompanied Afghan children with British family connections; his strong Catholic faith; his work as a strong supporter of Israel, yet always welcomed and respected in so many Arab countries; his ability to bring together and unite members of many a parliamentary delegation; and the quips and asides that always raised a smile, were there for all to see. As co-founders...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Terrorism (18 Oct 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the possible threat to the UK of (1) the six Nigerians listed by the government of the United Arab Emirates as “global financiers of terrorism” on 13 September, and (2) the organisations in Nigeria which the government of the United Arab Emirates named as having received funds and armaments from jihadist supporters.

Business of the House (23 Sep 2021)

Margaret Ferrier: I am very concerned about a British citizen, Michael Brian Smith, who continues to be detained in the United Arab Emirates despite having received a pardon and having subsequently completed his original sentence, particularly as his health is deteriorating as a result of AIDS and kidney cancer. May I ask that the UK Government do all they can, including making further urgent representations...


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