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USA: Armed Forces

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 89042, tabled on 16 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for what reasons his Department release information on the number of US military personnel in Britain and not at the Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus.

Answered on

23 November 2022

As a UK overseas territory run and administered by the MOD, the Sovereign Base Areas are unique within Defence. For operational and security reasons, we do not release details of US personnel participating in current or future operations in this specific location.