UK Prime Minister Liz Truss slams Putin, hails queen in debut UN speech


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British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Wednesday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of making "saber-rattling threats" to cover his failed invasion of Ukraine, as she told the United Nations that its founding principles were fracturing because of aggression by authoritarian states. In her debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday night, Truss called the war in Ukraine a battle for "our values and the security of the whole world," and extolled the late Queen Elizabeth II as a symbol of everything the U.N. stands for. Responding to a statement from Putin that he was mobilizing reservists and would...