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Military Alliances

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 214429, tabled on 17 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the contribution of the Minister for Europe on 6 November 2014, Official Report, column 311WH, in which he stated that the US-UK Mutual Defence Agreement underpins all nuclear defence co-operation between the UK and the US, what information his Department holds on whether there are similar nuclear defence co-operation agreements between other P5 states.

Answered on

24 November 2014

The UK is not aware of any nuclear defence co-operation agreements amongst other P5 States which are similar to the 1958 Mutual Defence Agreement between the UK and US.