§ Mr. John Greenway
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress is being made in developing the NATO partnership for peace proposal; and what practical military co-operation has flowed from it so far.
§ Mr. Hurd
Partnership for peace is developing very well. Twenty-three countries, including Russia, have become partners. Many have already negotiated individual programmes of activities with NATO. Three PFP military exercises have taken place so far, with United Kingdom forces participating each time. The extensive range of practical co-operative activities scheduled for 1995 is708W concrete evidence of the lasting success of this important initiative.