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Hammond visit to China called off amid reports of Beijing anger with UK defense actions

Tuesday, February 19th 2019 - 09:21 UTC
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A visit to China by Chancellor Phillip Hammond has been called off amid reports a speech by the UK's defense secretary angered Beijing. There were plans for trade talks between Mr Hammond and senior Chinese government figures during the brief visit this week. But last week, Gavin Williamson had indicated the UK's intention to send an aircraft carrier to the Pacific. Read full article


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  • The Voice

    Utterly dense Minister sends offensive weapon to Chinas doorstep !!!

    Feb 19th, 2019 - 11:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Niiice move..., Engeland...
    Just 38 days before ByByBrExit...
    Chuckle..., chuckle..., requetecontra chuckle...

    Feb 19th, 2019 - 12:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree


    Feb 19th, 2019 - 04:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think


    The joke here is that “offensive” Engrish Aircraft Carrier QE(w.p.)..., mortally and unneccesarily offending them Chinks..., aint carring no airplanes...!!!

    Chuckle..., chuckle..., requetecontra chuckle...

    Feb 19th, 2019 - 05:53 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • The Voice

    Should have sent it to patrol off RGland and equipped the sailors with peashooters. After all that would be enough to make them run away.

    Feb 20th, 2019 - 01:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think


    I really would wish that the Engrish Foreign and Colonial Office would follow the above's Anglo Turnip advice... and paid a courtesy visit to the Mar Argentino after their China Sea ...: “Aircarrier without airplanes real power demonstration”...

    As I would wish that now that Amerrrika is withdrawing from the IMF Atomic Treaty and getting a frigid shoulder from the EU..., it will place all its shiny nuclear supossitories in
    Brexit Engeland...
    I do miss them auld smelly Greenham Common lasses...
    We need some new smelly ones... ;-)))

    Feb 20th, 2019 - 03:18 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    I wish our Prime Minister would STOP following the advice of turnips like the above before it's too late.

    Feb 20th, 2019 - 08:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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