Urgent Question: Government policy on Russia: 6 March 2018

06 March 2018

Tom Tugendhat, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, asked an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on the policy of Her Majesty’s Government towards Russia.

The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson responded on behalf of the Government and stated there were profound differences with Russia, which he outlined during his visit to Moscow in December and that the UK is in the lead across the world in trying to counteract Russia's activities. 

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