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Joint French-Anglo Communiqué

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The first formal meeting of officials working under the French-Anglo Treaty took place in Paris and a joint communique has been released.

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The first formal meeting of officials working under the French-Anglo Treaty took place in Paris today (8 July 2011) and a joint communique has been released.

Following the entry into force of the Anglo-French Treaty signed at the Lancaster House summit in November 2010, the first formal Senior level group meeting has been convened in Paris on 8 July, 2011 under the auspices of the French Presidency and the UK Cabinet Office. The senior level group is established to monitor and bolster the cooperation developed under the Lancaster house Treaty for defence and security cooperation. It is composed of all the key civilian and military officials in charge of defence and security.