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We work on world affairs for the UK Government and lead on promoting & protecting British people, prosperity & influence

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The UK is deeply concerned about the arrest of @EIPR  staff members. #HumanRights  defenders should be able to work without fear of arrest or reprisals. Foreign Secretary@dominic_raab  has raised their cases directly with his Egyptian counterpart.

Today is #GlobalHandwashingDay . 3 billion people around the world lack access to basic handwashing facilities. That's why the UK is working to improve hand washing - to fight #COVID  and other infectious diseases. Washing hands save lives. It’s that simple. #HandHygieneforAll 

Silencing journalists can never cure the problems they report. In the struggle between fact and falsehoods, journalists are the referees of free societies. Now more than ever we must defend them & their right to report. #DefendMediaFreedom 

The UK is providing lifesaving support for Rohingya refugees, to host communities, and to help Bangladesh with its response to the coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters. #RohingyaConf2020 

The Falkland Islands are free of lethal landmines thanks to a UK funded team - almost 40 years after the end of the conflict during which thousands of dangerous devices were laid. The UK is contributing £36m to continue demining around the world 🌍. #Landminefree2025 

📰 NEWS: The UK and Overseas Territories are now helping to protect over 4 million square kilometres of ocean. 🔗 Find out more: | #TogetherForOurPlanet  #COP26Action 

📰 NEWS: The UK has set out a ten point plan for a green industrial revolution. These steps put the UK on the path to net zero by 2050 & demonstrate our commitment to bold climate action ahead of @ukcop26  next year. ➡️ #COP26Action  #TogetherForOurPlanet 

We’ve sent letters to thousands of UK nationals in Europe about how they can protect their rights once the Transition Period ends. Hear about it from some of our UK Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Consuls General. Find out more at

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"The UK is seriously concerned by the escalation in violence from both the protestors and the authorities around Hong Kong university campuses." Foreign Office statement following violence during protests at university campuses in Hong Kong

At the end of August this year, the Foreign Office’s one and only @DiploMog  will be standing down in his post as Chief Mouser to begin a new life as a country cat. We'll all miss him paw-fully, but wish him a purr-fect retirement 😺

This weekend, we remember the soldiers from all across the world that gave their lives at Passchendaele during WWI. #Passchendaele100 

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