UAE FM hold talks with British foreign secretary in London
LONDON: The UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed discussed the situations in Libya, Iran and Yemen with his UK counterpart on Monday.Sheikh Abdullah held wide-ranging talks with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in London.They discussed strategic relations between the UK and the Emirates and ways to boost bilateral cooperation, including in the health field, state-run WAM news agency reported.They also discussed the latest regional and international issues of mutual concern, including the conflicts in Libya and Yemen and developments wi...
British foreign secretary to make weekend visit to Japan
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will visit Japan over the weekend to hold talks with Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, the Japanese government said Wednesday.The meeting comes just over a week after the United Kingdom formally withdrew from the European Union and as the country seeks to ink a new trade deal with Japan within the year.On Saturday in Tokyo, Motegi and Raab are expected to discuss cooperation in areas including security, the economy and efforts to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific, according to the Foreign Ministry.The United Kingdom has shown interest in joining the ...
Japan's Kono asks new U.K. foreign secretary for orderly Brexit
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono urged his new British counterpart Dominic Raab on Thursday to achieve an "orderly" exit from the European Union to minimize the impact on the global economy.In their first talks since Raab was named as foreign secretary by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on July 24, Kono also called for efforts to ensure the withdrawal does not hurt Japanese companies operating in Britain, according to Japan's Foreign Ministry.Several Japanese financial firms are preparing to move their main European offices away from London, while Honda Motor Co. said earlier this year...