HC Deb 12 March 1998 vol 308 c326W
Mr. Keith Simpson

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will place in the Library the NATO working papers agreed at the NATO summit in November 1997. [33677]

Mr. George Robertson

The last NATO Summit took place in Madrid on 8-9 July 1997. The last meetings of NATO Defence Ministers and NATO Foreign Ministers took place in Brussels on 2 and 16 December 1997 respectively. The working papers presented at such meetings are classified documents. Copies of the "Madrid Declaration on Euro-Atlantic Security and Cooperation" issued at the Madrid Summit, and the communiques of the latest meetings of NATO Defence and Foreign Ministers, have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.