British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the military to prepare for four disasters threatening the country, writes July 23 Daily Mail.
According to the politician, the danger will become real in winter. We are talking about the second wave of coronavirus, seasonal influenza epidemic, probable floods and Brexit, the transition period of which will end by the end of December.
According to Lieutenant General Douglas Chalmers, head of the Department of Military Strategy and Operations of the British Ministry of Defense, Johnson instructed to complete the “cabinet exercise on preparedness” by the end of August.
It is expected that after working out the scenarios of the probable development of events will be learned and the necessary measures taken.
The publication notes that the instruction runs counter to Johnson’s statements, who promised to review the restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus, so that in the coming months the country will return to normal life.