The Foreign Office published new reporting on 28 Countries of Concern, along with updates on case study countries featured in the annual human rights report. The quarterly updates cover the period from October to December 2012.
FCO Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt hosted the ninth UK-UAE Taskforce in London. He said: “The UAE is a close and valued partner of the UK and the Taskforce has grown to become a central pillar of our effective partnership across a range of issues, from education, trade and investment to counter terrorism.”
Also this week
The Government published its response to the Foreign Affairs Committee’s report on the role and future of the Commonwealth.