Iranian Military Action: Deterrence

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons on 20th May 2019.

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Yes, we are, and we are already deployed in the region. This is a region where we have huge stakes and a huge amount invested. We are working with our allies and partners, first, to try to de-escalate things in the region, but also to truly understand the facts behind recent events.