Vladimir Putin

Day, His Excellency, Sir Derek

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Britain identifying a role for itself in the world, commensurate with its economic potential and drawing upon the still-considerable resources of its people. From whence that role is derived. Aspect of Britain's national and international life where a force and influence is still exerted. Some remarks about military power and defence. The role of Britain in NATO. The Falklands. Military contributions to peace by Britain. Britain's founding and continuing role in the United Nations. Membership in the Commonwealth. Britain as members of the European Community. Britain support of multilateral trade negotiations. Britain's aid programme. Economic outlook. The bank and insurance service industries in Britain. Looking ahead to the 21st century. Examples of industrial progress: British Aerospace and the UK Institute for Oceanographic Studies. The arts. Britain using its influence for the common good.