Swire keeps up his Middle East role

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Monday, March 6, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (GMT)

Conservative Middle East Council

Lebanon: an expert overview

Chaired by:
The Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire KCMG MP


Dr Lina Khatib, Head of the MENA Programme at Chatham House

The Rt Hon Lord Michael Williams of Baglan PhD, former UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon

This will be a wide-ranging discussion that considers Lebanon in relation to Syria, the refugee crisis and the regional confrontation between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

The event will include a Q&A session.

Owl says: someone might want to ask about the role of the CMEC and its members in promoting British arms sales to the Middle East and their attitudes to such sales.