On the final day of her mission to India, Ms Truss will today tour fleet flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth, which is holding exercises with the Indian military.
The 65,000-ton vessel is part of the group’s deployment to the Indo-Pacific region during heightened tensions with China.
Beijing officials reacted angrily last month to the AUKUS defence pact linking the UK, the United States and Australia, which was widely seen as a bid to counter China’s growing military assertiveness.
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