Secretary of State for Defence

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Secretary of State for Defence

The head of the Ministry of Defence, which is a department of the British government responsible for national defense and management of the British Armed Forces. He/she advises the government on defense policy and coordinates the actions of the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal Air Force. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Sinn Fein Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill added: "The comments made by the British Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt undermine the legacy mechanisms agreed by the two governments and five main parties at Stormont House."
London : British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been asked to step down by Prime Minister Theresa May after confidential information from a high-level National Security Council meeting was leaked.
The British defence secretary along with his delegation is visiting Pakistan to attend 16th Session of Pakistan-UK Defence Cooperation Forum meeting.
The British defence secretary along with his delegation is visiting Pakistan to attend 16th Session of Pakistan-UK Defence Cooperation Forum meeting.The forum provides a comprehensive mechanism for bilateral collaboration in the domains of defence and defence industry.
British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson will arrive in Oman on an official visit on Friday.
British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon recently resigned from his position after he admitted that his behaviour towards women in the past had "fallen short".
The British Defence Secretary affirmed that this MoU reflects the British continuous commitment towards constructive cooperation with the Sultanate.
"This training mission aimed to help the Tunisian army to prevent the infiltration of members of Daech who are in Libya," said British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, cited by Reuters.
BAGHDAD / NINA / British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said, "The besiege process to the city of Mosul is supposed to begin within the next few weeks in preparation for the liberation the city from Daesh.
Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled made the remark during a meeting with visiting British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, the Interior Ministry's public relations department said in a statement.
British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said: "Britain is a world leader in cyber security but with growing threats this new Operations Centre will ensure that our Armed Forces continue to operate securely.
The move was announced as British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon prepares to visit Washington this week for talks with new US Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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