UK Defence Minister Claims Russia Should “Go Away and Shut Up”

Vladimir Putin is still keeping the U.K. waiting on how he’s respond to 23 Russian agents getting kicked out of Britain. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said he just wants Russia to “go away and shut up.”Asked about the state of the relationship, Williamson said: “Well, let’s face it, relations ain’t good are they… It’s been exceptionally chilly at the moment.”His comments came after a major speech Thursday in which he said he planned to vaccinate British soldiers against anthrax and build a new chemical weapons center to prepare the country for a new kind of warfare.

Source: As U.K. Waits for Putin Response, It Says ‘Go Away and Shut Up’ – Bloomberg

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam
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