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unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>In response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the UK has committed £205 million to contain, combat and ultimately defeat the disease in Sierra Leone. UK support will include the construction of six Ebola treatment centres across the country, providing 700 beds to treat 8,800 patients over the next six months.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In support of this effort, the UK has deployed 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone. This will support the deployment of RFA Argus and three Merlin helicopters which will provide crucial transport support to medical teams and aid experts. It also includes military personnel to staff a WHO Ebola Training Facility training healthcare workers, logisticians and hygiene specialists; and support to a UK joint civilian-military command and control hub, which will provide the backbone of infrastructure, commodities, training and management needed to scale up the response in Sierra Leone.</p><p> </p> more like this
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2018
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has raised the reports of Syrian refugees stranded at their border with the Jordanian authorities. While we respect the rights of the Jordanians to control their border and protect entry against extremists and terrorists, we have stressed the humanitarian imperative that vulnerable people are protected and given refuge.</p> more like this
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2018
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron), asked that the Egyptian government address the large number of people being held in detention during his meeting with President Al-Sisi at the UN General Assembly in New York on 23 September. John Casson, our Ambassador in Cairo, discussed the recent university protests with Ahmed el-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, on 14 October. The UK believes that freedom of expression, including the right to protest peacefully, is important in any democracy.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar 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
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2018
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The work of this organisation, and its emphasis on the importance of reconciliation to achieve peace, appears laudable.</p><p>While Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials have met with their partner organisation (the Friends of Bereaved Families Forum), we do not provide financial support to either of the groups.</p> more like this
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2018
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The British Government takes all opportunities to raise its concerns about the lack of fundamental freedoms in Azerbaijan, including the implementation of judgments by the European Court of Human Rights, and does so at a range of levels on a regular basis. The UK will be represented at official level at Azerbaijan's forthcoming closing Council of Europe conference in Baku.</p> more like this
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2018
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100606
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The British Government has publicly expressed its concern surrounding the arrests of Mr Arif and Ms Leyla Yunus and Mr Rasul Jafarav amongst others, and supports the EU statement of 14 August 2014 regarding the recent deterioration of the human rights situation in Azerbaijan. As has been the case in recent high profile trials, the British Government expects to make representation in coordination with its EU partners.</p> more like this
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2018
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100607
unstar this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>RFA ARGUS is deployed to support the Government's efforts in Sierra Leone. Her primary role is to act as a logistics lift capability and aviation platform, with three embarked Merlin helicopters. RFA ARGUS does, however, have a limited medical capability on board to treat disease and non-battle injury. Treatment of those suffering from Ebola is carried out at separate facilities ashore, the first of which opened in Kerry Town on 5 November and will have the capacity to treat 80 local patients. Also at Kerry Town the UK military is currently manning a 12 bed treatment unit for national and international healthcare workers.</p> more like this
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2018
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The Department does not monitor nutrition.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>We are in regular contact with the Government of Jordan about refugees in Jordan, including Palestinian refugees.</p><p> </p> more like this
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2018
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