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AFGHANISTAN - HOON HOUSE OF COMMONS QUESTIONS
Answering FCO questions in the House of Commons, Geoff Hoon said: 'There has been remarkable progress in Afghanistan since 2001. There have been parliamentary elections and the establishment of a Government. That is a success to celebrate.'
The G8 Meeting of Foreign Ministers is being held in Moscow on Thursday 29 June. Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett is attending, along with the Foreign Ministers from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.S. and Russia. More...
FCO LAUNCHES URDU WEBSITE
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has launched its first Urdu language website. The website is targeted towards Urdu speaking people in the Muslim World. Check out the latest news and events on the Urdu website...
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