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Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 19th November 2020.

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Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement), Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the outcome of the 2020 US Presidential election on future co-operation with the US on (a) NATO and (b) other security matters.

Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace The Secretary of State for Defence

The United States remains our primary ally, with a strong Defence relationship developed over the last century's. We will continue to work with the United States on all of our shared interests, from tackling Covid-19 to countering terrorism, and collaborating closely through our Presidencies of COP26 and the G7 next year. Furthermore, the United States has been the backbone of the NATO Alliance for over 70 years and we look forward to working together on strengthening and driving forward the modernisation of the Alliance.

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