UK, US sign defense cooperation treaty

The UK and US signed a treaty on defense cooperation aimed at speeding exchange of defense information and services, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.

UK, US sign defense cooperation treaty
The UK and US signed Thursday a treaty on defense cooperation aimed at speeding exchange of defense information and services, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.

The treaty will cut red tape around exchange of goods, make for easier, faster and in-depth cooperation between London and Washington.

British Prime Minister Tony Blair and US president George Bush signed the treaty, which would end requirement for every piece of US defense equipment and technology to be granted an individual export licence, an MoD statement said.

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