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May 21, 2018 6:29 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was in Buenos Aires on Sunday (May 20) where he paid homage to the Argentine soldiers who died in the conflict between Britain and Argentina at the memorial dedicated to them. Johnson and Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie laid a wreath at the somber memor...
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May 8, 2018 6:18 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was in Washington on Monday (May 7) to appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying the deal had weaknesses but they could be addressed given time. Johnson and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks at th...
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March 29, 2018 3:33 am gmt |
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Britain’s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, said on Wednesday (March 28) Russia had underestimated the international response to the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in England which London blames on Moscow. Johnson told an audience of ambassadors in London that 27 countries had now moved to ...
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January 21, 2018 8:49 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for U.S. President Donald Trump to be welcomed to the U.K., warning Sunday that resisting a visit risked damaging his country’s national interest. A day ahead of Johnson welcoming his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson to Britain for talks, Johnson said post...
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December 10, 2017 6:07 am gmt |
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British foreign minister Boris Johnson held talks on Saturday (December 9) with his Iranian counterpart and other officials, during a visit to Iran where he is expected to seek the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. After meeting Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Za...
In Britain
November 15, 2017 10:16 am gmt |
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The husband of an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran said on Monday (November 13) that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson should not resign over remarks that opponents said might provoke the Islamic Republic to hand the dual national a longer jail term. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a projec...
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November 14, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday (NOvember 13) apologised for causing distress with remarks he made about a Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was sentenced to five years after being convicted b...
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October 28, 2017 6:37 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson practised his French at a reception for business leaders and students at the embassy in Paris on Friday (October 27). Johnson was in the city to meet with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian for talks which were closed to the media. Making a short speech ...
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October 21, 2017 11:44 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali, saying the festival is the celebration of the way of life, showing Hindu culture at its very best. In a message read out at Diwali celebrations organised by leading NRI businessmen Hinduja brothers at their resi...
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October 4, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appeared to evade journalist’s questions as he arrived at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester on Wednesday (October 4), after he joked about “dead bodies” in Libya. Johnson quipped to Conservative Party members on Tuesday (October ...
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September 11, 2017 8:40 am gmt |
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British foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday (September 10) that the situation in British overseas territories in the Caribbean remained “grim” following their pummeling by Hurricane Irma. The ferocious Category 5 storm, which killed at least 28 people across the region, devastat...
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July 28, 2017 7:58 am gmt |
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Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and Defence Minister Michael Fallon have said the country plans to send their two new aircraft carriers to the disputed South China Sea, a move likely to anger Beijing. On an official visit to Australia, Johnson said on Thursday (July 27) that sailing th...
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July 7, 2017 10:27 am gmt |
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Boris Johnson has dismissed leadership speculation, saying Theresa May has shown “unbelievable grace and steel”. The foreign secretary said the PM had “put things back together and got the show back on the road” after a “difficult” election. Asked about about any l...
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April 7, 2017 10:41 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday (April 6) he wanted London to continue attracting talented people from around the world, but it was “reasonable” for the UK to want to be able to have control of who entered the country. “I don’t want to anticipate any p...
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March 8, 2017 12:14 pm gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday (March 8) in a first of a series of meetings scheduled during his one day trip to Jerusalem and the West Bank. Johnson arrived in Jerusalem on Tuesday (March 7) for his first working visit to the region in his cu...
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February 26, 2017 7:46 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on Saturday (February 25) on his first visit to Egypt since assuming office last year. Johnson is in Cairo for a two-day visit where he will meet top officials, including Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, entrep...
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November 27, 2016 7:51 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday (November 26) laid a wreath at a British cemetery in Kabul to pay tribute to British soldiers killed in Afghanistan, during an official trip to the country. The wreath was placed near a monument dedicated to more than 450 British soldiers killed in ...
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November 16, 2016 11:27 am gmt |
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Boris Johnson is offering Britain a vision of life outside the EU that is “intellectually impossible”, a leading European finance minister has said. The foreign secretary reportedly told a Czech paper the UK was likely to leave the EU customs union post-Brexit – but still wanted to ...
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November 10, 2016 11:21 am gmt |
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 Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson congratulated U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on his victory on Wednesday (Nov 9) and said he looked forward to continuing the partnership between the two nations. Speaking in Malta, where he is holding talks with his Maltese counterpart George Vella...