Bahrain: Military Aid:Written question - HL5124

Asked on: 18 January 2016
Ministry of Defence
Bahrain: Military Aid
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what have been the results of the training of police and security forces in Bahrain by UK armed forces.
Answered by: Earl Howe
Answered on: 25 January 2016

The Defence relationship contributes to UK objectives in Bahrain through programmes of world class training and education. Whilst this relationship is almost exclusively military to military, the one element that is delivered to the police and security forces concerns training to counter improvised explosive devices. This work has undoubtedly saved Bahraini lives and potentially those of UK citizens and our own Armed Forces based there.

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