Bahrain: Military Aid:Written question - 33499

(Glasgow South)
Asked on: 12 April 2016
Ministry of Defence
Bahrain: Military Aid
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many personnel from Royal Navy 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group were involved in training Bahraini defence force personnel in January 2016; and what such training consisted of.
Answered by: Penny Mordaunt
Answered on: 20 April 2016

The UK enjoys close links with Bahrain, spanning 200 years, that reinforce our commitment to the Gulf region. While on a visit to the region with HMS ST ALBANS, in suppport of this relationship, two personnel from 43 Commando Royal Marines undertook weapon training with the Bahraini Defence Forces.

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