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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
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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 representations they are making to the government of Turkey over the Syrian Kurds currently detained by them at Suruc and who do not wish to be returned to Kobane. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
unstar this property uin HL2238 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text Reports from Kobane continue to be deeply concerning. We have not made representations about these specific allegations, but we maintain a close dialogue with Turkey on the evolving crisis in the region. We applaud Turkey’s generosity in hosting over 170,000 refugees that have fled the fighting in Kobane in recent weeks, in addition to the 1.4 million refugees already in Turkey. more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T17:55:10.6075039Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T17:55:10.6075039Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2018
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
100557
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to propose to Parliament that the United Kingdom join the United States in air attacks on the Daesh besiegers of Kobani. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
unstar this property uin HL2294 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>Reports from Kobane continue to be deeply concerning and we are monitoring the situation closely. We strongly support the coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and al-Qaeda affiliates in Syria by the US, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Jordan. As the Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron), has said, the Government will return to Parliament for a separate decision if we propose to take military action against ISIL in Syria. As the Prime Minister has made clear, if there were a critical British national interest at stake or there were the need to act to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe, we would act immediately and explain to Parliament afterwards.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T15:45:27.3448271Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:45:27.3448271Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
155698
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government to which rebel groups in Syria they have offered financial or military assistance; and by which groups such assistance has been accepted. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
unstar this property uin HL2882 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
star this property answer text The UK supports a range of moderates in Syria who oppose both the Assad regime and extremism. We do not provide support to extremist groups, and the need to prevent diversion to these groups is built into our programmes. In August 2013 we gave the Supreme Military Council (SMC) of the Free Syrian Army escape hoods, detector paper and nerve-agent pre-treatment tablets to protect them from chemical weapons attack. This financial year the UK will be providing £1 million of non-lethal equipment to the moderate armed opposition. The exact equipment will depend on the requirements of the recipients, but could include commercially available communications equipment, commercially available vehicles, fuel, portable generators and logistics supplies such as clothing, rations and tents; and individual medical kits. The UK Government also expects to make a significant contribution to the recently announced US-led programme to train and equip the Syrian moderate armed opposition. Details of how that contribution will be delivered are currently being scoped. We also provide support to the political umbrella group the National Coalition. This includes advisory and strategic communications support. The UK does not supply weapons to anybody in Syria.
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-11-27T14:50:33.267Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-27T14:50:33.267Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Turkey about the future status of the Kurds in Northern Syria. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
unstar this property uin HL2885 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
star this property answer text <p>We maintain a regular dialogue with the Turkish government on developments in Syria, including on the status of the Kurds in northern Syria. Turkey shares our concern about the present situation in Kobane and has made clear their commitment to support international efforts to tackle the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.</p><p>We applaud Turkey’s generosity in hosting over 190,000 refugees who have fled the fighting in Kobane, in addition to the 1.5 million refugees from Syria and Iraq already residing in Turkey. The Department for International Development has already responded to the urgent needs of Syrian Kurdish refugees who have fled to Turkey, and is ready to react swiftly to further developments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-11-27T15:38:49.663Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-27T15:38:49.663Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-24more like thismore than 2014-11-24
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Foreign Secretary, in his meeting with Hadi al-Bahra on 10 November, discussed the Syrian Opposition's commitment to guarantee freedom of religion or belief for all religious minorities in Syria. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Coventry more like this
unstar this property uin HL3101 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
star this property answer text <p>These issues were not raised on this occasion. We have in the past pressed the National Coalition to be inclusive, respecting all sections of Syrian society including ethnic and religious minorities. The National Coalition has made strenuous efforts to broaden its membership base which includes Kurds, Christians and other religious and ethnic groups demonstrating that it has a democratic and pluralistic vision for Syria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-12-01T16:12:24.397Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-01T16:12:24.397Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Coventry more like this
164532
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-24more like thismore than 2014-11-24
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of reports that hospitals in northern Israel have spent $10 million treating wounded Syrians; and how many of these were combatants. more like this
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Lord Palmer of Childs Hill more like this
unstar this property uin HL3125 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-03more like thismore than 2014-12-03
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of patients from Syria being treated in Israeli hospitals. We have not made any assessment of how many of those being treated were combatants.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-12-03T15:01:19.413Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-03T15:01:19.413Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Palmer of Childs Hill more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that Daesh controls a border crossing between Turkey and Syria; and what representations they are making to the government of Turkey on the matter. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
unstar this property uin HL3576 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The situation on the Turkish-Syrian border remains dynamic. We understand that Turkey has closed a number of border crossings with Syria following the occupation of the Syrian side by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). We have regular discussions with the Turkish government about the threat posed by ISIL. The Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron), discussed cooperation against ISIL when he met Prime Minister Davutoğlu and President Erdoğan during a visit to Turkey on 9 December.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T15:46:32.937Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T15:46:32.937Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2018
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
174843
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-20more like thismore than 2015-01-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they recognise a de facto existence of democratic administrations in the Kurdish cantons of northern Syria; and if so, what communications they have had concerning their basic needs. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
unstar this property uin HL4270 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports the sovereignty, independence, national unity and territorial integrity of Syria. Neither the UK nor the international community recognises the unilateral decision made by the Partiya Yekitiya Demokrat (PYD) to form a temporary administration in the Kurdish areas of Syria. The UK has consistently made it clear to the PYD that they need to demonstrate commitment to pluralism, respecting other political forces within the Kurdish areas rather than linked to the regime, and willingness to co-operate with the National Coalition. It will be for the Syrians to decide the exact nature of the settlement including whether an autonomous region will be created for the Kurds in Syria.</p><p>We appreciate the difficulty in delivering aid in northern Syria as a result of insecurity. The UK is working closely with our partners and continues to push all parties to allow the safe, unhindered delivery of aid.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2015-01-28T14:24:07.467Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-28T14:24:07.467Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2018
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
174844
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-20more like thismore than 2015-01-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support the right of the cantons of northern Syria to negotiate for themselves in any future process for peace within Syria. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
unstar this property uin HL4271 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
star this property answer text <p>It will be for all Syrians to decide and agree the exact nature of a future political settlement, including the shape of the constitution.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2015-01-28T14:09:52.527Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-28T14:09:52.527Z
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3474
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2018
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
174851
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-20more like thismore than 2015-01-20
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria remove filter
star 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 whether, in the light of the Syrian refugee crisis and the ongoing war in that country, they will reconsider their policy of demanding the resignation of President Assad and promoting peace talks between the Assad regime and the officially-recognised opposition. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
unstar this property uin HL4278 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
star this property answer text <p>The Assad regime is responsible for the crisis in Syria; there is no realistic prospect of peace while Assad is in power. The only way to end the violence, and counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, is through inclusive governance which can represent all communities, free from Assad. The UK continues to believe that a negotiated political transition in Syria, in line with the Geneva communiqué, is the only way to end the conflict and alleviate Syria’s humanitarian crisis. The UN is best placed to facilitate any talks between the regime and the opposition designed to help bring about a political settlement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2015-01-28T14:10:36.953Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-28T14:10:36.953Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this