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UK Forces: Afghanistan

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what formal statement of co-operation in relation to UK forces operations and activities in Afghanistan has been approved by (a) NATO and (b) the EU. (253207)

[holding answer 2 February 2009]: UK forces in Afghanistan operate under the auspices of a Military Technical Agreement between the International Security Assistance Force and the Government of Afghanistan. This arrangement is in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1833.