HC Deb 12 June 1995 vol 261 cc376-7W
Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will urge the Government of Turkey to allow the Armenian Orthodox and Greek Orthodox churches in Turkey to re-open their theological seminaries. [26883]

Mr. David Davis

Decisions on the operations of the specific religious or educational institutions are a matter for the Turkish authorities. We have raised with the Turkish Government our concerns on the rights of religious and other minorities in Turkey including on the position of the Armenian Orthodox and Greek Orthodox churches.

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