“I think what he was talking about, and I think for me it was evident from listening to his words, was the desire for self-determination, which is strong in people across the world, no matter what situation you are in.
“People will have a strong desire for self-determination, that was a general point, but to suggest he was trying to say somehow that what is going on in Ukraine and the UK was somehow comparable, that was not the case.”
Nugent once again asked: “Would you say that mentioning Ukraine and the awful situation that country is in at the moment in this context was wrong?”
“The prime minister was not trying to make a direct comparison,” Javid tried to explain however Nugent interrupted: “But he did mention Ukraine in the same sentence as Brexit.”
Published at Mon, 21 Mar 2022 08:24:00 +0000