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When Boris Johnson, Britain’s Minister of Magical Thinking, Explained Brexit to the People

Sam Knight on the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who this week delivered the first of six “Road to Brexit” televised speeches to be given by Cabinet ministers in order to reassure the nation.

UK's top diplomat meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

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BANGKOK (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday to discuss the Southeast Asian nation's Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority and how almost 700,000 of them can be repatriated safely after fleeing to Bangladesh to escape violence perpetrated largely by Myanmar's military.

UK's Johnson slaps business lobby for EU customs call

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson pushed back Sunday at calls from Britain's biggest business lobby group for the country to stay in the European customs union after Brexit. The Confederation of British Industry has said remaining in the customs union after the UK leaves the EU would be a "practical, real-world answer" to its profound challenges. Show More Summary

Boris Johnson Suggests Building a Bridge From U.K. to France

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The British and French governments had tepid reactions to the latest in a string of grand plans from the foreign secretary, who campaigned for Brexit.

A bridge too far? UK's Boris Johnson suggests span to France

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has suggested that Britain and France should build a bridge across the English Channel to bolster links between the two nations after Brexit. At a … Click to Continue »

Boris Johnson wants to build a giant bridge from England to France

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson wants to build a massive bridge from England to France. It'd be one of the biggest bridges in the world, and would be the second link between the two countries after the Channel tunnel. But there...Show More Summary

British FM rebuked by PM May over mixing up Lebanon with Yemen

Bungling Boris Johnson was rebuked by Theresa May at last week’s Cabinet meeting after he repeatedly mixed up the Lebanon with war-torn Yemen. The Foreign Secretary’s latest gaffe came during a discussion on the Yemen civil war, which has turned into a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Leading the Cabinet debate on Tuesday, […]

Johnson to make first visit to Russia by UK minister in five years

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson heads to Moscow this week on the first official visit by a minister from London in five years. Johnson will hold talks on Friday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreignShow More Summary

Pressure grows on UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Veto Bermuda Gay Marriage Repeal

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UK lawmaker Boris Johnson is under pressure to overrule a ban on same-sex marriage in Bermuda. In May, the British overseas territory legalized same-sex marriage but reversed that ruling last week. The new law requires the signatureShow More Summary

Iran says it will look into releasing British national

Iran's Foreign Ministry says it will raise the case of a detained British-Iranian woman with the judiciary "out of humanitarian concerns" following a visit by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. … Click to Continue »

Britain's top diplomat raises detainee's case in Iran talks

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson raised the case of a detained dual national on Sunday when he met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a two-day trip to Tehran.

UK's Johnson in Iran talks to lobby for jailed aid worker

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson flew to Tehran on Saturday to seek the release of a jailed British-Iranian aid worker. The Foreign Office said Johnson spoke "frankly" with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif about "consular cases...Show More Summary

Boris Johnson speaks 'forthrightly' with Iranian president in visit to discuss Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

Boris Johnson held "forthright" talks with Iran's president on the last day of his visit to Tehran to try to win the release of an imprisoned British mother. The Foreign Secretary spoke with Hassan Rouhani for more than an hour in a visit which has been dominated by the plight of  Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Show More Summary

UK's Johnson meets Iran president as he lobbies for jailed aid worker

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson held almost an hour of talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after flying to Tehran to seek the release of a jailed British-Iranian aid worker.

British foreign secretary meets Iran's president

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has met with President Hassan Rouhani on the second of his two-day visit to Iran. No details of Sunday's meeting were immediately available. He had … Click to Continue »

Detainees on agenda as top British diplomat arrives in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Tehran on Saturday, where he is was expected to discuss the fate of detained dual nationals, including a woman serving a five-year prison sentence for allegedly plotting to overthrow Iran's government.

UK's Johnson in Iran talks to lobby for jailed aid worker

DUBAI (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson flew to Tehran on Saturday to seek the release of a jailed British-Iranian aid worker.

Detainees on agenda as top British diplomat arrives in Iran

Iranian state media is reporting that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has arrived in Tehran, where he is expected to discuss the fate of detained dual nationals. A British-Iranian woman, … Click to Continue »

Boris Johnson flies into Iran in attempt to personally negotiate Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release

Boris Johnson flies into Tehran in an attempt to negotiate the release of imprisoned British woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The foreign secretary was accused of putting her case in jeopardy after falsely saying she had been training...Show More Summary

UK has reservations about diplomatic protection for jailed aid worker in Iran, husband says

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reservations about granting diplomatic protection to an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran, her husband said on Wednesday.

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