Britain, Poland, Ukraine to strengthen defence co-operation

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain, Poland and Ukraine will develop trilateral co-operation including by strengthening their defence capabilities and the NATO Eastern flank, according to a joint statement from their foreign ministers on Thursday.

The foreign ministers of the three countries met in New York on Wednesday and also agreed to continue the support of Ukraine by Poland and the UK against Russia, the joint statement issued by the British government said.

(Reporting by Sachin Ravikumar; editing by William James)