UK plans to ramp up weapons production for Ukraine and Western defence as Lord Cameron reveals envoy will oversee ‘national priority’


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The UK will appoint a new envoy to oversee a plan to ramp up the production of weapons and ammunition, which is now a "national priority", the foreign secretary has revealed. Lord Cameron, speaking on a visit to Ukraine, also underlined the importance of supporting the Ukrainian war effort against Russia, warning that the world was at an "absolutely critical tipping point" and Kyiv must prevail or else Europe faced a "very dangerous future". However, he cautioned against an idea from French President Emmanuel Macron to consider sending NATO troops to Ukraine to join the fight if Russia's Vladimir Putin...