Click to Enlarge
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
The Guardian says the UK and US are battling to contain an “international backlash” over their pact, amid concerns the alliance could provoke China and prompt conflict in the Pacific. It comes after Beijing accused the countries of adopting a Cold War mentality and warned they would harm their own interests unless it was dropped. Mr Johnson told MPs the Aukus defence agreement was not “intended to be adversarial”.