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Tabled: 8th of December, 2022

Answered : 15th of December, 2022

RESOURCES:

Q

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to take steps to provide naval patrols around Taiwan.

A

The UK is committed to asserting its rights to freedom of navigation and overflight, as laid out in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Wherever we operate in the world we do so in full compliance with international laws and norms. The last transit through the Taiwan Strait was carried out by the Royal Navy in 2021, when HMS Richmond (Type 23 Frigate) conducted a Taiwan Strait Navigation during CSG21 deployment en route to Vietnam.

Written Question UIN 106371

Tabled: 8th of December, 2022

Answered : 15th of December, 2022

Q

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to take steps to provide naval patrols around Taiwan.

The UK is committed to asserting its rights to freedom of navigation and overflight, as laid out in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Wherever we operate in the world we do so in full compliance with international laws and norms. The last transit through the Taiwan Strait was carried out by the Royal Navy in 2021, when HMS Richmond (Type 23 Frigate) conducted a Taiwan Strait Navigation during CSG21 deployment en route to Vietnam.

RESOURCES

Written Question UIN 106371

Tabled: 8th of December, 2022

Answered: 15th of December, 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to take steps to provide naval patrols around Taiwan.

A

The UK is committed to asserting its rights to freedom of navigation and overflight, as laid out in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Wherever we operate in the world we do so in full compliance with international laws and norms. The last transit through the Taiwan Strait was carried out by the Royal Navy in 2021, when HMS Richmond (Type 23 Frigate) conducted a Taiwan Strait Navigation during CSG21 deployment en route to Vietnam.

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