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Britain’s Middle East relations crucial for trade, security – UK PM

By Reuters
04 April 2017   |   2:05 pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May defends the country's foreign policy during a visit to Jordan, saying maintaining links in the Middle East was important for trade and security.

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