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Ballistic Missile Defence

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 12 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent discussions he has had with his United States counterpart on the deployment of missile defence systems in Europe. (141588)

It is not the practice of the Government to make public details of all discussions with foreign Governments as this would, or would be likely to, prejudice international relations. The position on missile defence in Europe is as set out in my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary's reply of 4 June 2007, Official Report, column 237W, to the right hon. Member for Richmond, Yorks (Mr. Hague).