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And Adrian Hill said the government should stop flattering Brussels over Northern Ireland, end the trade deal signed in December and “walk away” – while also backing the reader’s commitment to Express.co.uk to boycott EU products. Mr Hill, a former Royal Engineers officer who, among other diplomatic posts, worked as a member of the Channel Tunnel team at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Cabinet Office COBRA committee, was speaking after Andreas Michaelis, German Ambassador to Great Britain, raised the possibility of a stronger bilateral agreement with a country which he said was an ideal partner for a “deep alliance”.
Likewise, Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Foreign Minister, speaking during his recent trip to the UK for the G7 summit in Cornwall, suggested that his country and the UK should focus on their “common interests”.
Meanwhile, the UK and Italy have traditionally worked closely together in defense, with Leonardo and BAE Systems among the companies collaborating on Tempest, a sixth-generation fighter project.
However, Hill said the government should be wary of such international alliances.
He told Express.co.uk: “When will these school kids wake up to reality?
“The strategic plan of the German army is more than clear: NATO is falling apart and the EU is too.
“Germany needs to bind the eurozone countries around it together to preserve the economy and surrounding export markets.
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“Boris and his friends may not be able to see it, but, believe me, we the voters can. “
Speaking on the UK’s future relationship with the EU, Mr Hill, a regular contributor to the Briefings for Britain website, said: ‘We are out, we are no longer responsible for anything other than the fund. pension Eurocrats.
“We should triple our defense budget and stop bowing down to the EU.
“For starters, we could take the advice of the Star Chamber of Advocates and insist on fixing the mess in Northern Ireland and the fishery. “
Mr Hill added: “If the EU refuses, cancel the trade deal and refuse to pay the EU a dime. There is nothing they can do, frankly.
“The good old British public has started to boycott European products.
“If I were Boris – and I met and loved him – I would be a lot more careful what the ordinary Briton thinks about it all than a bunch of scum in Westminster and Whitehall.”
Last month, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Drian said: “On many issues we have congruent points of view, shared analyzes or common interests.
“We’re neighbors. We can’t stand still staring at each other.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised her eyebrows in 2017 when she said of the US and UK: “The days when we could depend completely on others are, to some extent, over.
“I’ve been through this for the past few days. We Europeans really need to take our destiny into our own hands.
“We must know that we must fight for our future on our own, for our destiny as Europeans.”