Keyword: Boris johnson

  • Boris Johnson calls for UK aid department's closure
    Boris Johnson calls for UK aid department's closure
    1/11

    Former United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for the UK Department for International Development's (Dfid) closure and rolling back into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in an interview with the Financial Times on F...

  • Boris Johnson: Irish backstop shows EU's predatory claims
    Boris Johnson: Irish backstop shows EU's predatory claims
    12/5/2018

    The backstop plan to avoid a hard border on the Irish Island reveals the "predatory" nature of the European Union's claims towards Northern Ireland, United Kingdom's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in an int...

  • Boris Johnson: Brexit agreement reduces UK to 'vassal state'
    Boris Johnson: Brexit agreement reduces UK to 'vassal state'
    11/13/2018

    Former United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson slammed the Brexit agreement London and Brussels reached earlier today, stressing it is "vassal state stuff." He added that the UK will have to stay in the customs union and...

  • Key Tory Brexiteers urge May to reject any Irish backstop
    Key Tory Brexiteers urge May to reject any Irish backstop
    10/18/2018

    A group of leading pro-Brexit Conservatives sent a letter on Thursday to United Kingdom's Prime Minister Theresa May, urging her to reject any proposal for the Irish border backstop that would draw a border in the Irish Sea, as well ...

  • Boris Johnson urges May to drop Irish backstop, 'chuck' Chequers
    Boris Johnson urges May to drop Irish backstop, 'chuck' Chequers
    10/13/2018

    The former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged the United Kingdom's Prime Minister Theresa May to denounce the European Union's demand for a backstop for the Iri...

  • Pound drops on turmoil in Downing Street
    Pound drops on turmoil in Downing Street
    11/8/2017

    The pressure on sterling from Brexit's looming deadlines was exacerbated on Wednesday by glitches in the functioning of the cabinet of Prime Minister Theresa May (pictured). Boris Johnson, secretary of state for foreign and commonwea...

  • Merkel: Brexit trade talks may start in December
    Merkel: Brexit trade talks may start in December
    10/19/2017

    There may be a chance that negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom about future trade may start in December, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (pictured left) said on Thursday at a summit of the leaders of European U...

  • Johnson: UK won't pay 'penny more or less' to EU
    Johnson: UK won't pay 'penny more or less' to EU
    8/25/2017

    Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (pictured) stated on Friday that the United Kingdom will meet its financial obligations concerning the Brexit divorce bill, but will not agree to an excessive amount set by the European ...

  • UK's Johnson: N. Korea must fix problem it caused
    UK's Johnson: N. Korea must fix problem it caused
    8/12/2017

    United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Saturday that North Korea should "fix" the rising tensions between the country and the United States as Pyongyang was the one who caused the issue in the first place.

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  • Abe calls for stronger US-Japan ties
    Abe calls for stronger US-Japan ties
    1/10/2017

    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe is looking to strengthen the alliance between his country and the United States, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday.

    Abe, who made the remarks just ten days before the new administration enters the ...