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Foreign Secretary William Hague's meeting with President Zardari of Pakistan

Foreign Secretary William Hague and President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari

London, 1 July 2011

Foreign Secretary William Hague and President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari discussed key foreign policy issues and the close cooperation between the UK and Pakistan.

Lebanon: Special Tribunal for Lebanon indictments

FCO plaque in King Charles Street. Crown copyright.

London, 1 July 2011

FCO spokesperson comments on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon submitting a sealed indictment in the Hariri case to the country's prosecutor general.

Foreign Office Minister highlights importance of UK-India relations

Jeremy Brown MP. Crown copyright.

London, 1 July 2011

Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne spoke at the Spectator Anglo-Indian Summit ahead of a forthcoming visit to India.

UK at forefront of international effort to push for human rights in Belarus

David Lidington, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Crown copyright.

London, 1 July 2011

Minister for Europe David Lidington met members of Index on Censorship to discuss the human rights situation in Belarus on 30 June.

Minister for Africa attends African Union Summit

Minister Henry Bellingham AU

Malabo, 1 July 2011

Minister Henry Bellingham has been in Equatorial Guinea, meeting Foreign Ministers from across Africa.

This week at the Foreign Office

King Charles Street building

London, 1 July 2011

A look at the work of the Foreign Office and its embassies overseas this week.

Prime Minister hails "huge opportunity" for UK/Korea trade

Prime Minister David Cameron

London, 1 July 2011

British Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed the coming into force of the EU/Korea Free Trade Agreement and the opportunity it represents to develop the UK’s bilateral relationship with Korea.

Bribery Act comes into force

Ministry of Justice, London (© Getty images)

1 July 2011

The Bribery Act came into force on 1 July and affects UK firms operating overseas as much as it does with firms operating in the UK.

Possibility of unrest in parts of Thailand during national elections

Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Crown Copyright

London, 1 July 2011

National elections will be held in Thailand on 3 July. The Thai Electoral Commission has until 2 August to confirm the election result. There remains a risk that political developments may lead to violence.

Bahrain - Alistair Burt welcomes independent commission

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt MP

London, 30 June 2011

Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt comments on the King of Bahrain’s announcement to establish an independent commission to look into allegations of human rights abuses.

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