Defence Secretary Philip Hammond
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Defence Secretary Philip Hammond: Role is a great honour

Newly-appointed Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said it is a "great honour" to have been asked by the David Cameron to take on the role.

He added that his first priority was the completion of the missions that the armed forces are engaged in.

Mr Hammond was appointed in the wake of Dr Liam Fox's resignation.

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