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Saudi Arabia: Military Aid

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 156458, tabled on 21 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to his Written Statement of 23 May 2018, Official Report, HCWS716, whether the Government's new agreement with Saudi Arabia includes providing information, advice and assistance for Saudi or Saudi-led coalition military operations in Yemen.

Answered on

28 June 2018

​Her Majesty's Government is working with Saudi Arabia to mitigate the threat from missiles fired from Yemen across the border into Saudi Arabia.

UK personnel are providing information, advice and assistance limited to this objective.

For reasons of operational security further details of this support are not being provided.