§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on matters discussed and decisions taken at the meeting with his French counterpart on 25 October.
§ Mr. Aitken
My right hon. and learned Friend and his French counterpart, M. Leotard, discussed a range of issues including Bosnia and the common new generation frigate. A statement welcoming progress on the frigate was signed by the two Ministers.