HC Deb 30 January 2002 vol 379 c332W
Patrick Mercer

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence for what reason permission was not sought for Royal Marines to land at Bagram Airport before they arrived. [30780]

Mr. Hoon

The deployment of Royal Marines to Bagram was a coalition operation carried out in close consultation with US forces. Appropriate contacts were made with elements of the Northern Alliance.

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