Amid Russia Risk, US And UK Engage In High-Level Talks To Address Security Concerns During Simultaneous Elections: Report



The United States and the United Kingdom have initiated high-level discussions regarding potential security threats that may arise if both nations hold elections around the same time this year.

What Happened: The U.S. presidential election is scheduled for Nov. 5, while the U.K. general election is expected in the latter half of the year. Officials in both countries are apprehensive that Russia or other adversaries could exploit the potential transition of power to new administrations, reported Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter.

There are concerns about possible foreign interference in the elections, with Russia being the primary focus. The U.K. government, the U.S. State Department, and the National Security Council have all declined to comment on the matter, according to the report.

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The U.S. and the U.K. last had overlapping elections in 1964. The two allies are also discussing how to manage their security relationship during the transition between governments after the …

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