PM’s foreign policies have been submerged by Brexit, giving the impression the UK has checked out of world debates

A mixture of personal praise of Donald Trump, sympathy for the UK after the chemical attack in Salisbury and safety in sheer numbers protected Theresa May from being on the front rank of international leaders who lined up at the UN general assembly to criticize Donald Trump’s Iran policy.

Other European leaders – including Margot Wallstrom the Swedish foreign minister and Emmanuel Macron, the global torch bearer of multilateralism – openly rebuked Trump at the Security Council meeting on Wedbesday.

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