British defense Secretary Gavin Williamson in his speech on February 11 in London is going to declare that Russia should pay for the annexation of the Crimea and poisoning Skipala and call allies to be ready to “use force”. About it writes Reuters.
According to excerpts from the speech of the Minister which are at the Agency, Williamson said that after Brexit, the UK and its allies must be prepared to apply hard power to protect their interests in the face of adversaries such as Russia and China.
“The boundaries between peace and war become blurred,” reads the text of the speech.
Main points of tension in relations with Russia, Williamson believes the annexation of Crimea, Russian intervention in the last US presidential election and poisoning of the nerve substance of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia in British Salisbury.
“Actions of Russia should pay more,” intends to declare the head of the defense Ministry.
In addition, he warned that the cost of non-interference in the situation in Western countries is often “unacceptably high” and the West cannot ignore those who need his help.