British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson Calls for Closer Post-Brexit Defence Ties With India

Britain’s defence minister Gavin Williamson on Monday called for closer ties with India as the UK prepares to leave the European Union (EU) next month.

In a speech on modernising the UK’s armed forces at the Royal United Service Institute (RUSI) in London, Williamson said plans for a “Global Britain” involve using the country’s capabilities to strengthen its global presence and taking action to shore up the worldwide system of rules and standards.

“Brexit has brought us to a moment. A great moment in our history. A moment when we must strengthen our global presence, enhance our lethality, and increase our mass,” said Williamson.

“So, as well as our relationships with Europe, we need to build on our established relationship with the United States, Australia, New Zealand  Read More

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