§ Mr. Dubs
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will publish a list of those countries, including Commonwealth countries, with which Her Majesty's Government have treaty obligations that might oblige them, under specific circumstances, to provide military assistance.
§ Mr. Rifkind
We have treaty or similar arrangements with the following countries: Bahrain, Belgium, Belize, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany 197W (Federal Republic), Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States.
The nature of the arrangements varies, from an obligation in some cases to provide military assistance to commitments in other cases to consult on matters of mutual concern in time of need.