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Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 62692, tabled on 1 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the potential diminishment of US commitment to NATO after President Trump's reorganisation of the US National Security Council.

Answered on

7 February 2017

During a recent call with Secretary of State for Defence, US Defense Secretary Mattis emphasised the United States' continued firm commitment to NATO.

This was reiterated during the Prime Minister's visit to the US, where President Trump stated that he is '100 per cent behind' NATO.