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BGIPU/FCO Briefing on Middle East and North Africa

In conjunction with the FCO Leadership Week, BGIPU and the FCO held a joint briefing on the situation in North Africa and the Middle East on the 6th July. Chaired by FCO Minister Tobias Ellwood, who highlighted the UK’s strong involvement in region, Members had the opportunity to hear from a number of key Ambassadors to the region about the situation in their respective countries. During the exchange HMA Baghdad, HMA Yemen, HMA Libya and Consul General Jerusalem gave short presentations on the key issues and challenges their host countries were facing, and updated Members on the UK’s role and activities in the region.