Turkey: Human Rights and Press Freedom

Prime Minister written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Labour, Hornsey and Wood Green

To ask the Prime Minister, what recent discussions she has had with President Erdogan of Turkey on (a) human rights and (b) press freedom in that country.

Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party

I discussed these issues with President Erdogan during the G20 Summit in Hamburg emphasising the importance of fundamental rights and rule of law. We regularly engage in a broad and comprehensive dialogue with Turkey at ministerial level.

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