HC Deb 09 November 1976 vol 919 c134W
17. Mr. Townsend

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the defence implications of the recent breaking of the Montreux Convention of 1936 by the new Soviet aircraft carrier "Kiev".

Mr. Duffy

When the "Kiev" is fully operational Soviet naval forces in the area to which she is deployed will be provided with an enhanced anti-submarine warfare, air defence and surface strike capability.

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