- Foreign & Commonwealth Office and The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP
- Part of:
- Peace and stability in the Middle East and North Africa and Bahrain
- 2 April 2013
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Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt will answer your questions on Bahrain live via twitter on 8 April.
Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, visited Bahrain on 11-12 March 2013 and took part in the inaugural meeting of the UK-Bahrain Joint Working Group to discuss a wide range of bilateral and regional issues. Discussions covered human rights and Bahrain’s reform programme, trade and investment and cooperation on security and counter-terrorism.
The Minister continues to follow the situation in Bahrain closely and remains supportive of the reforms already underway. Progress has been made in a number of areas, but there is still more to be done.
Following his visit Alistair Burt will answer your questions on Bahrain live via twitter on 8 April 11.00 – 11.45 (BST). You can submit questions using the hashtag #askFCO and you can follow the Minister on twitter @AlistairBurtFCO.
Find out more about Alistair Burt’s visit to Bahrain
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Published: 2 April 2013