BREAKING: UK Orders Helicopters and Ships READY for WAR to protect British interests in Middle East

The Ministry of Defence has relocated “non essential” staff out of Baghdad as part of “urgent measures” to protect British nationals and interests in the Gulf

The UK has placed helicopters and ships on standby in the Middle East to protect British interests ‘if necessary.’

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has said the Government has taken “urgent measures” to protect British nationals and interests in the Gulf following the killing of General Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike.

In a Commons statement Mr Wallace said UK forces in the region including helicopters and ships were on standby to assist if needed, while non-essential personnel had been relocated from Baghdad to Taji.

Source: BREAKING Helicopters and ships on standby to protect UK interests in Iraq ‘if necessary’

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