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Russia - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:45 pm on 31st January 2017.

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Photo of Lord Balfe Lord Balfe Conservative 2:45 pm, 31st January 2017

I thank the Minister for her Answer. Do the Government understand that there was considerable anger in the United States at what was seen as Europe—not Britain, but Europe—not pulling its weight, particularly in defence matters? People in Louisiana cannot see why they pay 3.3% while people in Latvia, in return for an Article 5 guarantee, pay 1.1%. Therefore it is not unreasonable that the new United States Administration may be seeking a further means of détente. Will we support them in so far as we can?