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EU will not Recognize any Change Regarding Jerusalem ‘

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BRUSSELS – The EU will not recognize any change regarding Jerusalem, a senior EU official said on Wednesday. “As has been reaffirmed in many of the conclusions of the Foreign Affairs Council, the EU will not recognize any changes to pre-1967 borders, including Jerusalem, other than those agreed by the …

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UK to Become ‘Economic Competitor’ after Brexit, Merkel Warns

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BERLIN – The U.K. will become “an economic competitor on our own doorstep” after Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday, while stressing that she believed a no-deal exit could still be avoided, Politico reported Wednesday. The German chancellor’s warning during a parliamentary debate comes after several EU countries last …

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Johnson Threatens to Expel Brexit Rebels

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LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the European Union, AP reported Monday. Johnson’s promise to leave the EU on October 31 with or without a …

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Macron to Johnson: Not Enough Time for A New Agreement Brexit

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PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron has declared firmly to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that he does not have enough time to negotiate a new divorce agreement in Brexit, writes William James on Friday. On his first foreign trip since becoming Prime Minister a month ago, Johnson …

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Johnson Urges Merkel to Budge on Brexit

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BERLIN – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal, Reuters reported Wednesday. More than three years after the United Kingdom voted …

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US Mission in Gulf Not Needed: Rouhani

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LONDON – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again tried on Wednesday to ease tensions with countries in the region, while criticizing the US plan to create an international alliance to secure trade routes in the Gulf, Asharq Al Awsat reported Saturday. He added that Iran and other Gulf countries could protect …

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No-Deal Brexit will be Stopped: Hammond

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LONDON – The Parliament will block a Brexit without an agreement, if the non-elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 without agreement, Euro-reporter quoted former British Finance Minister Philip Hammond on Wednesday on Thursday. The UK is heading for a …

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