Boris vows nuclear submarine pact will create HUNDREDS of UK jobs as France rages over deal

15 116
30.2%
The Sun1.74M
Published on 16 Sep 2021, 11:59
Boris Johnson on Thursday hailed the nuclear submarine pact with Australia and the US saying it will create hundreds of highly skilled jobs in the UK.

Addressing MPs in the Commons, the PM denied that the alliance was an 'adversarial' move towards China - which has slammed it as evidence of a Cold War mentality'.

The jubilant comments from Mr Johnson came as ministers admitted it is 'understandable' that France is upset after its $90bn submarine contract with Canberra was torn up.

Mr Johnson also played down the impact on the UK's military relationship with France, saying ties are 'rock solid'.

He told the Commons: 'The House should be in no doubt that this Government's commitment to Nato is absolutely unshakeable and indeed has been strengthened by the massive commitments we have made, the biggest uplift in defence spending since the Cold War.'

Continue reading
France rages it’s been ‘stabbed in back’ as Australia ditches £65bn nuclear sub-contract to team up with US and Britain
thesun.co.uk/news/16156020/fra...

Britain & US will help Australia build nuclear-powered subs to combat China
thesun.co.uk/news/16152774/uk-...

Bumbling Joe Biden ‘forgets’ Australian PM’s name and calls him the ‘Fellow Down Under’ in latest gaffe
thesun.co.uk/news/16155866/joe...

Cabinet reshuffle 2021 LATEST: Boris Johnson wields axe again as two more ministers binned in shock shake up of top team
thesun.co.uk/news/16145809/bor...

The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world

Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know

Read The Sun: thesun.co.uk
Like The Sun on Facebook: facebook.com/thesun
Follow The Sun on Twitter: twitter.com/TheSun
Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/...
#AUKUS #UK #Boris
newsautotechmusickids