British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps issued a warning to US lawmakers not to take their eyes off the conflict in Ukraine.
In an interview with POLITICO during a visit to Washington, Shapps made the point – diplomatically, but clearly – that it would be a disaster if the “fast-moving” crisis in the Middle East allowed the West to lose focus on the need to support Kyiv, Report informs.
“Let’s not forget about Ukraine,” Shapps said. “It’s really important that we keep the world’s focus there as well. We can do this. We can focus on both Europe and the Middle East at the same time and I just wanted to be here to work on some of that coordination.”
Shapps will be making the case for sticking with Ukraine to US lawmakers on Wednesday.