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UK to support Maltese Government in security operations

The UK will contribute Defence assets to support two of Malta's security operations.

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In response to a request from the Maltese Government, the UK will contribute Defence assets to support Malta’s security operation for the Valletta Summit on migration and Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015.

There are no known specific threats for these events and these measures are precautionary.

The UK’s support to the Maltese security operation demonstrates the close and constructive relationship between Malta and the UK, as a result of our enduring ties and shared interests as members of the EU and the Commonwealth.

Published 26 October 2015