UK Foreign Minister Calls Iran Official Over Detained Woman

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"The Foreign Secretary expressed concern at the suggestion from the Iranian Judiciary High Council for Human Rights that his remarks last week at the Foreign Affairs Committee'shed new light' on the case," the Foreign Office said in a statement. "The Foreign Secretary said this was absolutely not true. It was clear, as it always had been, that Mrs. Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been in Iran on holiday when arrested."


Venezuelan Foreign Minister Threatens Never to Return to OAS

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CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said on Tuesday her government would never go back to the Organization of American States, but then left the door open to participating in further meetings.


Foreign Minister Johnson Under Fire From Government Statistician

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The figure had been a central part of the Johnson and the Leave campaign's "let's take back control" message, with suggestions that the money could instead be used to fund state healthcare, although that pledge was quickly abandoned by other prominent campaigners immediately after they won the referendum.


Iranian Foreign Minister Arrives in Oman for Talks

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Oman, a Gulf Arab country on the southeastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, is a U.S. ally and has been ruled by Sultan Qaboos bin Said since 1970. It has served as a mediator between Iran and the West to secure prisoner releases in the past. In 2013, it hosted the secret talks between Iran and the U.S. that later led to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.


Exit From Brexit? I'd Like It, but It's Unlikely: German Foreign Minister

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He added that Britain's only path to avoiding a so-called "hard Brexit", in which London exited automatically on March 29 with no transitional arrangements in place to ensure the continued flow of goods, medicines and transport links, was to accept the existing deal.