Iraq and Turkey: Yazidis

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 1st July 2020.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made, and intend to make, to the governments of Turkey and Iraq, about assisting the reunion of Yazidis in those countries with family members currently living in territory under the control of the Kurdistan Regional Government; and what responses they have received.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State, The Minister of State, Department for International Development

We are committed to supporting the rights of the Yazidi community, like other minority groups, in Iraq and assisting them to reunite their families and overcome the appalling suffering they faced from Daesh. We continue to engage with the Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government on this issue.

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