The new head of the foreign office spoke on “case Skrypalia”
The new head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of great Britain Jeremy hunt considers the important role of his predecessor Boris Johnson in the response to the poisoning of a British spy and a former employee of the Main intelligence Directorate (GRU) Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia in Salisbury. He stated this in an interview with Skynews.
The Minister also thanked Johnson for his work and called it “one of the greatest forces,” the Kingdom’s policies.
Hunt said he would support British Prime Minister Theresa may and the strategy of “soft” exit from the EU.
“Part of that — strong, confident, globally oriented Britain. This time, when the world looks at us as a country, thinking what kind of country we will be after Brexit”, he added.
Earlier, on June 6, during the consultation, members of the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a strategy of mitigation procedures Brexit and maintain relations with European countries. Against the background of such decision, the supporters of the “hard” scenario output — Boris Johnson and Minister for Brexit David Davis announced the resignation of its powers, that “somewhat surprised” Mei. So, Johnson said that the Kingdom “is moving to the status of a colony”, losing the benefits of leaving the EU. He Brexit he called “a dying dream”.
The UK leaving the EU on 29 March 2019. Then comes the transition period, which will last until 31 December 2020.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious in the Park in Salisbury on 4 March. After a long treatment, they recovered, to date, both discharged from the hospital.