Ministry of Defence

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Ministry of Defence

A department of the British government responsible for national defense and management of the British Armed Forces. It advises the government on defense policy coordinates the actions of the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal Air Force. It was created in 1964, but traces its origins to the interwar period.
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The Ministry of National Defence said Russia's attache in Ankara was summoned to the military headquarters and was told Thursday's attacks will be "punished in the strongest way".
Ministry of National Defence spokesman Chum Socheat told The Post on Tuesday that Vannak is no longer serving at the ministry.
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Poland's Ministry of National Defence has decided to significantly upgrade and extend the infrastructure at the Polish Air Force base of Powidz, 30 miles (50km) from Poznan.
'As in previous years, the Ministry of National Defence will participate in the 18th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
It has achieved its desired results,' Wu Qian, a spokesperson for the Chinese ministry of national defence said while responding to a question asked by APP Foreign Correspondent during his monthly briefing held here.
(TAP) - A National Army patrol operating in the buffer military zone intercepted, on Saturday at 8:30 am, four vehicles which entered the Tunisian territory in Oglet Taider, Ben Guerdane, Spokesman for the Ministry of National Defence, Belhassan Oueslati told TAP.
Rawalpindi, June 23, 2011 (Frontier Start): A high level Chinese delegation headed by Major General Jia Xiaoning, deputy Chief of Foreign Affairs Office, Ministry of National Defence called on General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) here at Chaklala.

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