OREANDA-NEWS  Speaking in the House of Commons of the British Parliament on January 17, British Defense Minister Ben Wallace Said That he Had Sent an Invitation to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to Come to the UK.
Wallace Said That the General Security Issues of Concern to the UK and the West as a Whole Forced Him to Invite the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation to Visit London. The Head of the British Ministry of Defense Spoke About "Goodwill" and the Need to Discuss Conflict Issues. It is Worth Noting the Negotiations Held Before and Mentioned by Wallace Before That Between the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom in the Format of Foreign Ministers and in the Format of Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces. The British Ministry of Defense Stressed the Special Ties Between the Two Countries and the Respect that His Country Has for the Culture, Traditions and People of Russia.
At the Same Time, Wallace Stated His Rejection of Russia's Position on Ukraine and on a Number of Issues of International Relations That Cause Confrontation With the West. Russia, According to Him, Has the Largest Army in Europe. The Head of the British Defense Department Said that NATO Countries Are Not Going to Attack Russia and Their Main Goal is a Prosperous and Peaceful life. Wallace Particularly Welcomed the Meeting in the Russia-NATO Format, Calling it an Important Event in Europe, in Addition, he Mentioned the Joint Work of the USSR and Great Britain in the Northern Convoys During World War II, the 80th Anniversary of Which Was Celebrated.