Tory MP says Ben Wallace is defeatist in ruling out Ukraine no-fly zone

Tobias Ellwood says it is misleading to suggest move would automatically lead to war with RussiaRussia-Ukraine crisis: live newsA senior Conservative MP has accused the defence secretary, Ben Wallace, of being “misleading and defeatist” after he ruled out imposing a no-fly zone over Ukraine, amid growing pleas from the invaded country.Tobias Ellwood, the chair of the defence select committee, said Britain and its Nato allies should have “more confidence in managing these cold war high-stakes scenarios” and urged Wallace and other ministers to “robustly contest” Russian airstrikes. Continue reading…

Tobias Ellwood says it is misleading to suggest move would automatically lead to war with Russia

A senior Conservative MP has accused the defence secretary, Ben Wallace, of being “misleading and defeatist” after he ruled out imposing a no-fly zone over Ukraine, amid growing pleas from the invaded country.

Tobias Ellwood, the chair of the defence select committee, said Britain and its Nato allies should have “more confidence in managing these cold war high-stakes scenarios” and urged Wallace and other ministers to “robustly contest” Russian airstrikes.

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