BREXIT Britain is the “leading power in Europe,” according to an expert, who claims Boris Johnson is leading the West’s fight against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
When it comes to “responding to Russian aggression,” Nile Gardiner, a former adviser to Margaret Thatcher, told Express.co.uk that the United Kingdom is “by far the leading power in Europe.”
This, he explained, is due to Brexit, which he described as a “game-changer” for Britain’s “leadership on the global stage.”
Mr. Gardiner claimed that since leaving the EU, the country has become “far more self-confident, assertive, and willing to project power.”
This comes after the UK’s response to Ukraine has been widely praised.
Mr Johnson was described as “an example” by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who suggested that other countries were “doing a balancing act” in the Russian-Ukraine conflict.
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