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Atlantic declaration


Source: Whitehouse

 Context: US and UK forged the ‘Atlantic Declaration’ with an aim to counter Russia, China and economic instability.


“The Atlantic Declaration: A Framework for a Twenty-First Century U.S.-UK Economic Partnership” outlines the commitment of the United States and the United Kingdom to strengthen their economic alliance to address global challenges.


It emphasizes the need for cooperation in critical and emerging technologies, economic security, digital transformation, clean energy, and defence.


Other such agreements: The Five Eyes Agreement (intelligence alliance comprising the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand); Open Skies Agreement (US-UK aviation agreement, 2007); UK-US Data Sharing Agreement (2019)