Boris Johnson says economic impact of war is the ‘price of freedom worth paying’

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The Prime Minister warned Western allies liberty must be protected whatever the cost as he drew comparisons with the rise of Nazi Germany. 

Mr Johnson said failure to back Ukraine would be “chilling” for all former Soviet countries but also in the East for nations under threat from China.

He said: “I think the economic impacts on the UK will abate, we’ll find ways around things and cost pressures will come down.

“But just in terms of staying the course, imagine if you didn’t.

“Imagine if we allowed Putin to get away with the violent acquisition of huge chunks of another country.

“The read-across would also be felt in east Asia. I think sometimes the price of freedom is worth paying.

“It took the democracies in the middle of the last century a long time to recognise they had to resist tyranny and aggression.”

Britain has given £1.5billion of humanitarian support to Ukraine.

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