Israel: Asylum

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 12th December 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Tonge Baroness Tonge Independent Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proposal announced by the government of Israel to encourage large numbers of African migrants to self-deport to third countries; and what representations they have made to (1) the government of Israel, and (2) international partners, concerning Israel’s international obligations in this regard.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State

We have not made any assessment on this issue, nor have we raised the issue with the Israeli authorities and international partners.

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