British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited the Ukrainian forces trained by the British Armed Forces In North Yorkshire (UK).
“The UK is committed to doing everything it can to help Ukraine continue to fend off Russian aggression.”Johnson wrote on his Twitter account, accompanied by a video with photos of the visit.
“I just want you to know that the people of the UK stand by and support the people of Ukraine in their fight. I am absolutely convinced that they can and will win.‘,” says the outgoing prime minister in the video in which he is seen training with the troops.
This week it became known that UK sends hundreds of drones and anti-tank weapons to Ukraineas well as artillery to help that country defend itself from the Russian invasion.
After this shipment, the British government hopes to supply Ukraine Radar systems and more than 50,000 rounds of artillery From the present Soviet era in Ukraine.
According to the defense file, weapons will help Enhancing Ukraine’s ability to defend against Russian invasion.
“The range and diversity of equipment we provide demonstrate the strength of our determination,” Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said.
“We will work with our international partners to ensure that Ukraine has the tools to defend its country from the illegal invasion of (Russian President Vladimir) Putin,” he added.
Johnson visited the Ukrainian forces Just days after agreeing to resign as prime minister after a wave of resignations in the wake of the Chris Pincher scandalThis led to a bitter battle for the Conservative leadership. Currently Former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Secretary of State Liz Truss are the two candidates to succeed Johnson.
Conservative MPs voted among several candidates in back-to-back qualifying rounds, as of Wednesday with just two: Sunak with 137 out of 357 votes, and Gears with 113 votes. Among them, they will now have to choose nearly 200,000 members of the Conservative Party and the winner will be announced on September 5.
Former Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt excluded 105 of her supporters.
So the UK is on its way to achieving its goals The first Asian prime minister -Sunak’s ancestors were Indian immigrants – o The third prime minister in the country’s history.
The final candidates must now campaign in front of the electorate and despite their strong support among MPs, Sunak is by no means sure of victory. Indeed, recent polls among party members have predicted that he could lose by a large margin.
MPs voted after Johnson appeared for the last time in the House of Commons. To answer the weekly questions to the Prime Minister before the recess of the House of Representatives who will have a new Prime Minister upon his return from vacation.
“He helped us, you helped, to bring this country out of an epidemic and save another country from barbarism. And frankly, that’s enough to keep working. “Mission accomplished, pretty much,” Johnson said. The reactions of the opponents were also characterized by rejection in general, and at the end of the speech without joining the clamor of the ruling party.
“Bye dear!”The president bid farewell in Spanish to the famous phrase from the movie “Terminator” to applaud his supporters and ridicule the opposition who blamed him for the failures, deception, division and scandals in his three years in office.
(with information from the EFE and AFP)
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