HC Deb 01 December 1965 vol 721 c219W
Mr. William Yates

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs under what treaty British Armed Forces are in occupation of the Oman in Arabia.

Mr. George Thomson

There are no British military units in Oman, which is part of the sovereign and independent State of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman. A few British officers and noncommissioned officers are seconded to the Sultanate Armed Forces under the terms of an Exchange of Letters between Her Majesty's Government and the Sultan of 25th July, 1958.