This document contains the following information: Sixth report of the Foreign Affairs Committee session 2004 to 2005: foreign policy aspects of the war against terrorism response of the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
This document sets out the Government’s reply to the Committee’s sixth report (HCP 36-I, session 2004 to 2005; ISBN 0215023730) in a series of reports on the threat of international terrorism. Responses are given under the following headings: the ongoing threat from terrorism; the multilateral framework (UN and EU); human rights (including GuantÌ¢namo Bay, and use of evidence obtained through torture); Iraq; the Maghreb (specifically, Algeria, Morocco and Libya); the Middle East peace process; Afghanistan; and non-proliferation.
This Command Paper was laid before Parliament by a Government Minister by Command of Her Majesty. Command Papers are considered by the Government to be of interest to Parliament but are not required to be presented by legislation.