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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-24more like thismore than 2017-10-24
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Armed Conflict more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken to establish whether Burmese military officials or units which have received training from the UK have been, or are, involved in current military operations in Rakhine State; and what representations they have made to the government of Burma in that regard. more like this
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Baroness Helic more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-07more like thismore than 2017-11-07
star this property answer text <p>The UK has not been training the Burmese army. This is prohibited under the EU Arms Embargo which we have supported. The UK was instrumental in the renewal of this measure earlier this year.</p><p>The UK announced the suspension of our practical defence cooperation with Burma on 19 September until there is an acceptable resolution to the current situation in Rakhine. This cooperation consisted of educational courses focused on governance, accountability, ethics, human rights and international law. The UK has not provided any form of combat training to the Burmese Military.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2017-11-07T16:50:38.053Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-07T16:50:38.053Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Helic more like this