Press release: Salisbury attack: statement following British Ambassador’s meeting with Russian government
Our Ambassador in Moscow has just been informed by the Russian government that they will expel 23 diplomats, close the British Consulate-General in St Petersburg and close the British Council in Moscow.
This follows the action we have taken, alongside other measures, to dismantle the Russian espionage network operating...Read More »
Government response: EU consultation: questionnaire on proposed US tariff increases on certain steel and aluminium products
The Commission has today (16 March 2018) issued a consultation for stakeholders affected by the announced US tariff increases, or by the possible EU commercial policy measures that the Commission may take in response. Stakeholders should send comments on this consultation to the Commission.
On 8 March...Read More »
Increased co-operation between the nations was agreed in key meetings with the American Secretary of the Army, Mark Esper, and Secretary of the Navy, Richard Spencer.
Russia, cyber warfare and the ongoing fight against Daesh were also on the agenda during discussions in Washington this week.
Minister for Armed Forces,...Read More »