Thursday, 20 September 2018

Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

Johnson says supports May, opposes her Brexit plan

LONDON: Britain’s former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson has said he supports Prime Minister Theresa May and his opposition was not to her but to her proposals for exiting the European Union, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph on Saturday. Following a week in which reports surfaced of a ...

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Boris Johnson splits from wife

LONDON: Britain’s former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, who is tipped as a future prime minister, revealed Friday that he has separated from his wife and the couple are getting a divorce. The 54-year-old, who quit his role in July in opposition to the government’s plan for Brexit, made the announcement ...

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UK PM Theresa May scolds Johnson for burqa remark after outcry

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has scolded her former foreign minister, Boris Johnson, for saying that Muslim women who wear burqas look like letter boxes or bank robbers. Johnson, who resigned last month over the way May is negotiating Brexit, wrote in The Daily Telegraph this week that Denmark ...

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Kidnapped British tourists in DR Congo released

LONDON: Two British tourists who were kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been freed, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said. “I am delighted to announce that two British nationals who were held hostage in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been released,” he said in a statement. “I pay ...

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Johnson to Trump: ‘Don’t walk away’ from Iran deal

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called on US President Donald Trump not to scuttle the Iran nuclear deal. In an article in The New York Times on Sunday, Johnson, who is in Washington to persuade the Trump administration to remain in the international accord, said that “it would ...

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UK, Pakistan reiterate to further strengthening bilateral ties

LONDON: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif met Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. The two leaders reviewed progress in bilateral relations and reiterated commitment to further strengthening these ties by enhancing trade, promoting investment and ...

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UK is hugely interested in CPEC: British Foreign Secretary

LONDON: The British Foreign Secretary Mr Boris Johnson, commended Pakistan’s economic reforms agenda and counter-terrorism efforts during his meeting with the Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal who is on official visit to the UK. The British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom was hugely interested in China Pakistan Economic ...

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Brexit gives grounds for hope, says Boris Johnson

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LONDON: Foreign minister Boris Johnson will appeal on Wednesday to those who he says are seeking to reverse the result of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, saying Brexit “is not grounds for fear but hope”. In the first of several speeches by government ministers that Prime Minister Theresa ...

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British Foreign Minister, Palestinian president discuss regional issues

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson discussed recent political developments over the phone. According to Palestine’s official news agency, Abbas reiterated the Palestinian leadership’s commitment to a “two-state solution” and a Palestinian state within pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital. Abbas said Palestine was ready to sit at the negotiating ...

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