United Nations, September 21 (EFE).- British Prime Minister Liz Truss promised the United Nations this Wednesday that her country would send more weapons to Ukraine and that she would continue to do so until the defeat of Russia.

“Ukrainians are not only defending their own country, they are defending our values ​​and everyone’s security,” Truss told the UN General Assembly, in his first major speech at an international forum.

The new head of the British government assured that she would maintain or increase military support for Ukraine “as long as necessary”.

British Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers her speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 21, 2022. EFE/EPA/Peter Foley
British Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers her speech to the United Nations General Assembly today. EFE/EPA/Peter Foley

‘New weapons from the UK are coming to Ukraine as I speak,’ said Truss, who insisted his country will not rest ‘until Ukraine prevails’. .

The conservative leader reacted to the mobilization of reservists decreed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and to his threats on the use of nuclear weapons by assuring that the Kremlin “is trying to justify its catastrophic failures”.

Truss’ political project

Truss also used the occasion to present his political plan to the world, highlighting economic growth as a high priority and promising tax cuts.

“We want people to keep more of the money they earn, so they have more control over their own lives and can contribute in the future,” he said.

British Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers her speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 21, 2022. EFE/EPA/Peter Foley
British Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers her speech to the United Nations General Assembly today. EFE/EPA/Peter Foley

As he put it, his aim is to give Britons the ‘progress they expect’ and ‘lead a new UK for a new era’, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II and accession to power. throne of Charles III.

“We want this era to be an era of hope and progress, in which we uphold the values ​​of individual liberty, self-determination and equality before the law,” he explained.

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