Oman: Treaties

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 20th July 2017.

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Photo of Daniel Kawczynski Daniel Kawczynski Conservative, Shrewsbury and Atcham

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what international treaties the UK is a signatory to which require the UK to intervene on behalf of Oman in the event that Oman is attacked by a third country or countries.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

‚ÄčThe UK is not a signatory to any treaty which would require the UK to intervene on behalf of Oman, in the event that Oman is attacked by a third country or countries. We have a strong historic and current defence and security relationship with Oman, which remains an important ally and friend.

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