Britain considering more defensive support for Ukraine
LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Britain stands by Ukraine and is considering extending more defensive support to the former Soviet republic, a British junior foreign minister said on Tuesday.
"Let us be very clear: we stand by Ukraine," Vicky Ford told the British parliament. "We are considering an extension of purely defensive support to Ukraine to help Ukraine defend itself. [Russian President Vladimir] Putin needs to deescalate now."
Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; Editing by Kate Holton
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