Foreign Secretary William Hague
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UK condemns protest violence in Yemen, Bahrain and Libya

William Hague has said that the British government is "deeply concerned about unacceptable violence against protesters" in Libya, Yemen and Bahrain.

The foreign secretary urged the countries' leaders to show restraint and "listen to legitimate demands for political reform".

His comments follow the deaths of about 100 people in ongoing protests across the three states.

  • 19 Feb 2011