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British weapons ‘could be manufactured in Ukraine’

Talks come as fears raised over UK’s leadership of Nato rapid-reaction force in 2024

Adam Forrest
Political Correspondent
Sunday 12 February 2023 09:34 GMT
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Rishi Sunak says 'nothing off the table' when it comes to supporting Ukraine

UK officials are said to be in talks about the manufacture of British weapons and other military equipment in Ukraine.

Rishi Sunak has opened up the possibility of sending fighter jets to Kyiv after president Volodymyr Zelensky urged the West to commit to “wings for freedom”.

British defence industry executives are now discussing a deal that would see arms and vehicles built in Ukraine under licence, according to The Sunday Telegraph.

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