Nat Sec Minister meets with US Embassy over 2014 helicopter deal

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    National Security Minister Stuart Young and Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy, Shante Moore

    The National Security Minister has met with officials of the US Embassy surrounding the procurement of a helicopter from Vertical Aviation.

    Today’s discussion sees the Minister following through on his decision to send a request to the US Department of Justice to investigate the circumstances of the purchase.

    Last week, he stated at a media briefing that he noticed a number of “red flags” as it pertained to the 2014 agreement.

    In today’s meeting, Mr Young met with Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy, Shante Moore and his team.

    The parties also discussed other security and law enforcement matters between T&T and the USA.