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There is little reason for the PM to attend the Munich Security Conference

Without a developed strategy for Global Britain his presence would be wasted

By Georgina Wright  

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, speaks on the first day of the 56th Munich Security Conference. Photo: Tobias Hase/dpa

This weekend, some of the world’s leading political and business figures travel to Germany to attend the Munich security council—an annual conference that discusses the world’s most pressing security challenges. The guest list is always impressive. This year it includes French President Emmanuel Macron, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg. This is where Theresa May delivered her speech on UK-EU security cooperation in 2018. The then defence secretary Gavin…

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