HC Deb 21 January 2002 vol 378 c590W
Chris Grayling

To ask the Prime Minister what matters in respect of United Kingdom assistance to Russia in its weapons dismantlement and nuclear materials management programmes were discussed in his meeting with President Putin in December 2001. [28538]

The Prime Minister

At our joint press conference, President Putin and I announced the signature of an agreement to provide £12 million to help destroy Russia's stock of chemical weapons.

I also said we hope this year to be in a position to complete agreement on assistance for the clean-up of nuclear submarines.