UK suspends military cooperation with Russia: Hague

UK suspends military cooperation with Russia: Hague
People wave Russian flags as they look at Russian President Vladimir Putin delivering a speech on a screen on March 18, 2014, in Sevastopol. Putin signed a treaty with the leaders of Crimea on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula becoming part of Russia, state television showed.

LONDON - Britain will suspend all bilateral military cooperation with Russia after it signed a treaty making Crimea a Russian territory, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday.

"We have suspended all such cooperation," Hague told parliament, saying a technical cooperation agreement and joint naval exercises with Russia, France, Britain and the United States had been put on hold.

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