Ambassador Whittingham explained that the war should be a stimulus for the re-launching, transformation and reorganization of the global security architecture that Ukraine has failed to achieve.
He praised the strength and unity of the free world response to Putin’s invasion, including Honduras’ support for multilateral forums. However, he stressed that this collective response must continue in order for the aggressors to fail and be curbed in the future.
This new approach combines tough security and economic security, builds stronger global alliances, realizes that we see the return of geopolitics, calls for steps in three areas.
- Stronger defense based on greater collective investment in defense, including NATO’s open door policy (including for Sweden ին Finland), և Adopting a more ‘global’ view of NATO, where it will promote work with Pacific partners.
- Strengthening economic security – reducing economic dependence on aggressors – building stronger trade, investment, science and technology ties between allies and partners.
- Building a stronger network of alliances. The G7 will play a stronger role, as it did during the Ukraine crisis, building a deeper, interconnected network of bilateral security and economic partnership.
Ambassador Whitingham warned that Ukraine’s fate remained in balance, urging allies, including Honduras, to redouble their efforts to ensure Putin’s failure in Ukraine. The G7 և partners must continue to put pressure on Russia through tougher sanctions, through further military assistance ական through humanitarian assistance.
British Foreign Secretary Liz Tras presents UK’s latest position on war in Ukraine The speech of the private house on April 27. The Mansion House address the Lord Mayor’s annual Easter Banquet. The event is part of the diplomatic calendar, which is attended by ambassadors, diplomats, FCDO staff and the business community.
The United Kingdom invites Honduras to join the new approach to global security
SourceThe United Kingdom invites Honduras to join the new approach to global security