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UK politicians preach NATO solidarity ahead of crunch Brexit talks

14th October 2019 - 19:18 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


A busy few days of diplomacy has kick-started a week that may in many ways define how the UK approaches defence and international relations in the coming years, as senior government officials took turns to extol the country’s capabilities at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in London on 14 October.

As the 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO nears, commitments to upholding democracy and an international rules-based order were spread under officials’ feet like confetti, before talk turned to the threats that NATO faces inside and outside its borders, in realms physical and digital.

Speaking before invited delegates Ben Wallace,

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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