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British workers want new deal with Europe while warning of ‘all possibilities’ with China

London: Britain’s Labor Party forges new security pact with Europe, backs new partnership with Australia, warns Britain and its allies need to prepare as China’s President Xi Jinping takes a worrying turn bottom.

Britain’s opposition foreign minister David Lammy said in his first major speech at the foreign policy think tank Chatham House that restoring ties with Europe is a top priority should Labor regain power in the next elections. said it would be Mr Lamy said Britain was “lost and divided” by Brexit.

Britain’s Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy (right) speaks Tuesday at Chatham House, a London-based foreign policy think tank.credit:Latika Burke

He vowed a new security deal with the EU but said his party would not attempt a return to the single market because it would not be appropriate to “hokey pokey”. The European Union said it wanted consensus in the UK after splitting the UK and casting a shadow over the terms of five Conservative prime ministers.

“We intend to normalize our relationship and build from there. We have no intention of re-entering the single market or customs union,” he said.

He pledged to support new security partnerships with Australia, the US and Japan, and said Labor would end the so-called Indo-Pacific focus adopted by the current Conservative government.

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Britain’s last Integrated Review of Security, Defense, Development and Foreign Policythe strategic document sets out a major and long-term trend into the Indo-Pacific, with the ambition to offer the most integrated and broadest presence in the region by the end of the decade and to become the European partner of choice. assumed.

Once in the office, workers will conduct an audit of UK-China relations, he said.

On China, the Labor Party said it would adopt a strategy of “three Cs: challenge, compete, and cooperate where possible.” This means the UK will be strong on national security and steadfast on human rights. climate, trade, health.

British workers want new deal with Europe while warning of ‘all possibilities’ with China

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