PressTV-‘UK helping US, Israel to destroy Middle East’

The UK is contributing to the Israeli-led plans for destabilization and the ultimate destruction of the Middle East, says a British scholar, warning that London could be looking at a grim future if it fails to change its foreign policy.

“The United Kingdom is involved in the destabilization of the Middle East. It does this by supporting the American policy and the Israeli policy which is to enable Israel expand into the lands of others,” Dr. Rodney Shakespeare, a university professor in London, told Press TV on Sunday.

Britain has sold record amounts of weapons to Israel over the past year, new data shows, prompting backlash from human rights groups amid the Tel Aviv regime’s ongoing crackdown of Palestinian protesters.

Last year the government of Prime Minister Theresa May granted £221 million worth of arms licenses to military contractors exporting to Israel, the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) revealed Saturday.

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