Robin Walker – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Robin Walker on 2014-06-12.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his international counterparts on co-ordinating efforts to secure the release from prison of Meriam Ibrahim.

Mark Simmonds

Through our Embassy in Khartoum, the UK has been coordinating international efforts, including EU, Troika and others, to secure the release of Meriam Ibrahim from prison. We are also working with EU partners in Brussels to ensure an effective EU response.

My Ministerial colleagues and I will continue to lobby forcefully, bilaterally and with other partners, for Meriam’s release.