USA: Open Skies Treaty:Written question - 6179

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Asked on: 28 October 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
USA: Open Skies Treaty
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his US counterpart on the importance of that country's continuing co-operation under the Open Skies Treaty.
Answered by: Christopher Pincher
Answered on: 31 October 2019

Senior officials from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence have raised the topic with their US counterparts, emphasising that we believe the Treaty remains a valuable Confidence and Security Building Measure which contributes to military transparency and reducing the risk of conflict.

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