Diego Garcia: USA:Written question - 44262

(Orkney and Shetland)
Asked on: 02 September 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Diego Garcia: USA
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government has refused any request for a US administration flight to land on Diego Garcia.
Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan
Answered on: 12 September 2016
Use of the defence facility in Diego Garcia is governed by the Exchange of Notes between the UK and US, which places treaty obligations on both parties. No request for a US administration flight has been refused under existing procedures.

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