Rishi Sunak will be a part of northern European leaders for a summit in Sweden on Friday, with the gathering overshadowed by the damaging battle in Israel and Gaza.
The assembly of the UK-led defence grouping, on the Baltic island of Gotland, had been anticipated to see leaders deal with the menace from Russia because the conflict in Ukraine heads into one other winter.
Nevertheless, the assault by Hamas over the weekend has pushed the area to the highest of the worldwide agenda, with the Center Jap battle now set to be mentioned on the Joint Expeditionary Power assembly alongside Kyiv’s battle in opposition to Russia.
Forward of his arrival in Sweden, the Prime Minister confirmed the UK would ship Royal Navy vessels and surveillance plane to the japanese Mediterranean to help Israel.
Mr Sunak stated the deployment would “help efforts to make sure regional stability and forestall additional escalation”.
The Prime Minister is anticipated to satisfy along with his northern European counterparts in the course of the temporary Gotland gathering.
The ten-strong Joint Expeditionary Power grouping consists of Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and Iceland.
The journey may even see the Prime Minister go to British warship HMS Diamond, which is on patrol within the space.