Liz Truss warns against 'woke' attacks on UK's history and culture

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss warns ‘wokeattacks on Britain’s history and culture are a gift to the country’s enemies

  • Liz Truss will deliver major speech at Chatham House in London this morning
  • Foreign Secretary expected to call for an end to culture wars and ‘woke’ aanvalle
  • She will claim the ‘free world took its eyes off the ballfollowing fall of Berlin Wall
  • Comes amid rising tensions with Russia over military build up on Ukraine border
  • Liz Truss will today call for an end to culture wars and ‘wokeattacks on the UK’s history as she warns internal rows only help Britain’s enemies.

    Die Minister van Buitelandse Sake will deliver a major speech at Chatham House in central Londen in which she will urge people to ‘wake up’.

    She will say disputes over Britain’s history and culture work to the advantage of hostile states like Sjina and Russia, volgens The Sun.

    Liz Truss will today call for an end to culture wars and 'woke' attacks on the UK's history as she warns internal rows only help Britain's enemies

    Liz Truss will today call for an end to culture wars and ‘wokeattacks on the UK’s history as she warns internal rows only help Britain’s enemies

    The Foreign Secretary will say disputes over Britain's history and culture work to the advantage of hostile states like China and Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin is pictured yesterday in Sochi, Rusland

    The Foreign Secretary will say disputes over Britain’s history and culture work to the advantage of hostile states like China and Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin is pictured yesterday in Sochi, Rusland

    Ms Truss will urge people to be ‘proud of who we are and what we stand for’.

    She will also issue a warning that ‘the free world took its eyes off the ballfollowing the collapse of the Soviet Union amid mounting tensions with Moscow over the build up of military forces on its border with Ukraine.

    Ms Truss will use the address to say that ‘we need to believe in Britain and project the best of Britain to the world’.

    She will urge the nation to move forward to become a ‘confident, outward-looking, patrioticplace where people are ‘proud of our great country’.

    The speech comes after Ms Truss recently warned Russia against an invasion of Ukraine.

    NATO allies are concerned a build-up of Russian forces on the border could be a precursor to an incursion.

    Warning that the ‘age of introspection must end now’, the Foreign Secretary will say: ‘In recent years the free world took its eyes off the ball.

    ‘After the collapse of communism, many were convinced it was the end of history, confident that freedom and democracy would go global.

    Ms Truss will say that following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 ‘people turned inwardsand it is now ‘time to wake up’.

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