UK's Raab calls for de-escalation of tensions after killing of 'menace' Soleimani
Sunday, 5 January 2020 British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday he understood why the United States had killed a top Iranian military commander but urged a de-escalation of tensions in the Middle East to avoid war in the region.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says he has spoken to his Iranian counterpart in an effort to "de-escalate" a volatile situation after a US drone strike killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Mr Raab said he regarded Gen Soleimani as a "regional threat", but stressed the importance for all sides to...
The UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse will cover those involved in the deaths of the Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the systematic killings of the Rohingyas in Burma and the North Korean gulags. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the measures being brought in by the Government today will "hold to account the perpetrators of the worst human rights abuses".
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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab introduces the UK's first sanctions regime that targets people who have committed the gravest human rights abuses. He mentions specifically those involved in the deaths of the Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the killings of the Rohingyas in Myanmar and the North Korean gulags. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday, according to the Fars news agency. Edward Baran reports.
Face masks on flights have quickly become the norm as travelers tentatively return to the skies. Qatar Airways has taken this a step further, according to reports at CNN. Qatar Airways has announced that its passengers will be required to wear a face shield... ...in addition to a face mask or face covering. The Middle East carrier says it will be issuing fliers with protection kits before boarding. The kits include face shields, hand sanitizer, a surgical face mask, and disposable globes.
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has met with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss matters in the Middle East. Mr Raab told reporters that they had a constructive meeting and said the UK..
The Foreign Secretary has defended the US over its killing of Iran's top military leader as Tehran ramped up its criticism amid soaring tensions in the Middle East. Dominic Raab was speaking on BBC's..
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