May blasts Rus­sians

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - NEWS -

BRI­TISH Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May says the gov­ern­ment will main­tain its com­mit­ment to pro­tect­ing Europe af­ter Brexit as she ac­cused Rus­sia of mil­i­tary ag­gres­sion and med­dling in elec­tions.

The prime min­is­ter said Bri­tain would con­tinue to pro­vide as­sis­tance to states that were vic­tims of ag­gres­sion.

Mrs May on Mon­day ac­cused Rus­sia of fo­ment­ing vi­o­lence in east­ern Ukraine, of re­peat­edly vi­o­lat­ing the na­tional airspace of sev­eral Euro­pean coun­tries, and mount­ing a cam­paign of cy­ber at­tacks.

She also ac­cused Rus­sia of med­dling in elec­tions.

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