Sri Lanka: Military Aid

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 13th January 2021.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2020 to Written Question 11516 on Sri Lanka: Military Aid, whether an Overseas Justice and Security Assistance assessment was completed before HMS Montrose visited Colombo in April 2019 as part of her deployment in the Indian Ocean.

Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2020 to Question 11516 on Sri Lanka: Military Aid, whether an Overseas Security and Justice Assistance assessment was completed before the HMS Montrose provided assistance to the Sri Lankan Navy in April 2019.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

An Overseas Justice and Security Assistance (OSJA) assessment was completed before HMS Montrose visited Colombo and engaged with the Sri Lankan Navy in April 2019. We regularly review and update our OSJA's to ensure that human rights and International Humanitarian Law risks are considered prior to providing justice or security sector assistance.

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