Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaking in Telford, Shropshire, has denied recent media reports that British authorities intend to reduce the size of the armed forces of the Kingdom. About it reports TV channel Sky News. “We are in no way going to reduce the size of our armed forces, we will keep their number,” he said. According to Boris Johnson, the government will increase funding for the army and keep commitments to NATO, in which London must pay a 2% of GDP on defense. He said that the Cabinet plans to increase funding of the armed forces of 0.5% a year above inflation over the next five years.