James Cleverly responds on behalf of the Government to a Westminster Hall debate on UK relations with Qatar.
James is the Minister for Middle East and North Africa at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). James was first appointed as a joint Minister of State in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development on 13 February 2020.
For details of his areas of responsibility visit his page on the FCDO section of the UK Government website:
James Cleverly, Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, outlines the Government's efforts on behalf of all dual national British detainees in Iran to secure their permanent release on humanitarian grounds so that they can return home safely.
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