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Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

Volume 77: debated on Wednesday 24 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is Her Majesty's Government's policy on the implementation of the 1972 anti-ballistic missile treaty.

Although not party to this bilateral United States — Soviet treaty, we regard it as an important element in the current strategic situation. The treaty contains mechanisms by which any suspected violations can be pursued.