Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defence secretary

  02 May 2019    Read: 1095
Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defence secretary

Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defence secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei.

Mordaunt was previously the minister for international development.


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