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Iran: Missile Development

Volume 711: debated on Monday 8 June 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of protection of British troops serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf, in the light of the new Iranian missile capabilities. [HL3923]

The safety of UK personnel serving overseas is of paramount importance. We constantly monitor the threats faced by our personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf to ensure that they have the necessary protection to operate effectively in the environments in which they serve.