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British Indian Ocean Territory: Military Bases

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 43346, tabled on 19 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions his Department has had with the US administration on the extension of the use of British Indian Ocean Territory by the US for defence and other purposes in accordance with the agreement of 1966.

Answered on

2 August 2016

We regularly meet the US at senior official level to discuss cooperation on Diego Garcia. The most recent meeting was held in June in Washington.