EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lambasted Germany, France and Britain, three of the European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, for echoing statements and claims made by the United States regarding Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to shut down parliament in the runup to Brexit was unlawful, a humiliating rebuke that thrusts Britain’s exit from the European Union deeper into turmoil.
EghtesadOnline: Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career.
EghtesadOnline: Downing Street on Thursday rejected Israeli calls for Britain to take a harder line against Iran, following Tehran’s decision to announce new reductions in its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal.
EghtesadOnline: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned members of his own party that if they did not vote with the government when the country’s parliament returns on Tuesday from a summer break, they would undermine the UK’s position in talks with the EU, as his administration rushes to refashion a new Brexit deal before October 31.
EghtesadOnline: Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Persian Gulf to purportedly protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel.
EghtesadOnline: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson formed a war cabinet of six senior ministers to plan for exiting the European Union by Oct. 31, as a key adviser said leaving without a deal had become a very real prospect.
EghtesadOnline: Boris Johnson has been elected leader of the United Kingdom's Conservative Party and, by default, the country's next prime minister.
EghtesadOnline: UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt and Iran's chief diplomat, Mohammad Javad Zarif, had a phone conversation on Saturday about the detained Iranian oil tanker, which was described as a "constructive call" by the British official.
EghtesadOnline: London would be resolute in defending its maritime interests in the Persian Gulf, but it does not want to escalate the situation with Iran, a British security source said on Thursday, after the United Kingdom claimed three Iranian vessels had tried to block the passage of a British tanker but backed off.