Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has joined ministers from the UK and France for a high-level meeting on future defence cooperation at the UK-France Summit in London.
Foreign Secretary William Hague said that it "remains vital to our national security that Afghanistan be able to maintain its own security to prevent al-Qaeda from returning".
Prime Minister David Cameron has unveiled details of the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR).
Speaking at a dinner to mark a meeting of the North-South Parliamentary Conference at the Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle, Northern Ireland, on Thursday 7 October 2010, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said:
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg delivered a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on 24 September 2010.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has travelled to Washington for talks with US Vice President Joe Biden.
A transcript of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s press conference in New York on 22 September 2010.