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March 19, 2018

‘We will never tolerate attacks on our soil’ Theresa May stands up to Putin

by
Henry Jackson Society

She said: “We will never tolerate a threat to the life of British citizens and others on British soil from the Russian government.”

Her comments come as Moscow announced tit-for-tat expulsions of 23 British diplomats, the closure of the British consulate in St Petersburg and the shutting of the British Council, which promotes cultural links between the two nations.

Andrew Foxall, Russia director at the Henry Jackson Society think tank, agreed, saying:

“While adopting financial scansions is important, it is completely right that the use of travel bans would hit Putin the hardest. The pressure on him to come to terms would be enormous.”

Andrew Foxall, Russia director at the Henry Jackson Society think- tank, said: “The use of travel bans would hit Putin the hardest. The pressure on him to come to terms would be enormous.”

Read more on the Daily Express