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 Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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