U.S., U.K. Defense Leaders Consult on Israel, Ukraine, AUKUS and More

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps discussed the Hamas attack on Israel and the continuing Russian invasion of Ukraine during Pentagon meetings today.

The United States and the United Kingdom are the closest of allies and the two men looked for ways to make the special relationship between the two countries even stronger.

Austin called the Hamas attack on Israel that began last week “repulsive.””We support Israel’s fundamental right to defend itself, after the atrocities and massacres and mass kidnappings by Hamas,” he said.He noted that the United States continues to flow security […]

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