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Falkland Islands

Volume 81: debated on Monday 17 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what co-operation the United Kingdom receives from Chile in connection with the defence of the Falkland Islands; and if he will make a statement.

The United Kingdom has had normal diplomatic relations, including a defence element, with Chile since 1980. This includes the supply of loan service personnel, training and visits by service personnel. In addition, Chilean ports are used by Her Majesty's ships, including those on duty in the South Atlantic, for rest and recreation purposes.