UK should free itself from US

Britain’s upper house of parliament has recommended the government to emancipate itself from the United States’ influence, saying a White House under President Donald Trump is posing serious threats to UK interests in the world.

A committee of peers said Tuesday in a report that it was time for London to understand that Trump was actually trying to undermine Britain’s foreign policy and its efforts to remain as an influential player at the world stage.

“In future, the government will need to place less reliance on reaching a common US-UK approach to the main issues of the day than has often been the case in the past,” said the report which has been compiled using advice from key people in diplomacy, national security and foreign policy.

The report specifically mentioned Trump’s decision to withdraw from major international agreements, such as Iran’s nuclear deal, saying the way Trump was handling foreign policy was undermining…

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