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NATO/EU Military Commitments

Defence written question – answered on 12th January 2009.

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Photo of Brian Binley Brian Binley Conservative, Northampton South

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent assessment he has made of the compatibility of the UK's NATO and EU military commitments.

Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne Parliamentary Private Secretary To the Leader of the Opposition

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent assessment he has made of the compatibility of the UK's EU and NATO military commitments.

Photo of John Hutton John Hutton Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, The Secretary of State for Defence

The UK works to ensure NATO and EU military commitments complement each other. One recent example has been the smooth transition of counter-piracy and escort duties off the coast of Somalia from the NATO Standing Maritime Group 2 to the EU maritime taskforce.

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