5 Jun 2019

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt: ‘Our relationship with Russia is not in a good place’

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Along with Theresa May, the Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt was also in Portsmouth, and we spoke to her earlier about some of the tensions of our time.

The so-called D-Day Proclamation, signed earlier by 16 countries, pledged to “resolve international tensions peacefully”. Along with Theresa May, the Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt was also in Portsmouth, and we spoke to her earlier about some of the tensions of our time.

We began by asking her about the comments from the Russian foreign minister, who wrote recently that it was the Soviet Union which “broke the backbone” of the Nazi forces. Why wasn’t Russia represented here today?