Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the UK should not 'underestimate its ...

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the UK should not 'underestimate its strength' after Brexit when it will act as 'chain linking democracies around the world' Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will give a speech in Singapore today  He will say UK can use its powers to defend democracy throughout the world  Even after Brexit UK has 5th biggest economy and 3rd largest foreign aid budget 

By Jack Doyle for the Daily Mail

Published: 00:00 GMT, 2 January 2019 | Updated: 15:15 GMT, 2 January 2019




Post-Brexit Britain should use its power to defend democracy around the world, Jeremy Hunt will say today.

The Foreign Secretary will insist the UK should not 'underestimate' its strength. 

'We are not a superpower and we do not have an empire,' he will say in a speech in Singapore.

'But we do have the fifth-biggest economy in the world, the third-biggest overseas aid budget, the second-biggest military budget in Nato, one of the two biggest financial centres, the world's language, highly effective intelligence services and a

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