British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicholas Sarkozy discuss NATO and European security issues during the meeting in Evian on July 6, 2009.

From the British Prime Minister’s Office: France and the UK will work together to:

Foster delivery of effective capabilities to meet force generation requirements.

Streamline NATO HQ and military command structure.

Build on HQ reform work to develop better mechanisms for scrutiny and accountability.

Improve and develop NATO / EU relations, openness and cooperation. (photo: