The UK will continue selling arms to Turkey but will not grant new export licences for weapons that might be used in military operations against Kurds in Syria, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said.
Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg has voiced “deep concern” about the consequences of Turkey’s military intervention in northern Syria.
Hundreds of demonstrators opposed to Turkey’s military assault on Kurdish-held northeastern Syria descended on Westminster as nearly 1,000 so-called Islamic State supporters reportedly escaped detention amid the chaos unleashed by the invasion.
Boris Johnson has urged President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt Turkey’s military assault on Kurdish-held northern Syria.
The Foreign Secretary has criticised Turkey’s military assault against Kurdish-held parts of Syria, saying it weakens the fight against so-called Islamic State and risks deepening the humanitarian crisis in the war-ravaged region.
The Queen is to host a reception for Nato leaders at Buckingham Palace to mark 70 years of the alliance.
A Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul has killed a US service member, a Romanian soldier and at least 10 Afghan civilians in a busy diplomatic area that includes the US embassy.
Warships docked in Aberdeen harbour as part of a massive training exercise involving 8,000 troops.
Four NATO warships have arrived in Aberdeen today.
Jens Stoltenberg has acknowledged serious divisions within the alliance and called for bigger defence budgets to cope with global challenges, such as Russian assertiveness.
Four mine hunters left their north-east berth at the weekend as they set sail for a new operation clearing explosives from the Baltic seabed.
Aberdeen Harbour has been awash with warships following a NATO exercise.
A number of NATO warships have arrived in Aberdeen harbour this morning.