§ Mr. Rosindell
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the Turkish/US/UK Joint Paper on the Rapid Reaction Force. 
§ Mr. Mike O'Brien
I have been asked to reply.
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary to the hon. Member for North Essex (Mr. Jenkin) on 23 May 2002, Official Report, column 478W.