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Joint Troika Statement Supporting African Union High Level Implementation Panel Peace Process in Sudan

Joint Troika Statement Supporting African Union High Level Implementation Panel Peace Process in Sudan

The Troika (Norway, UK and US) urge signatories of the AUHIP-brokered Roadmap Agreement to honour their commitments.

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Alok Sharma marks 45 years of UK China Ambassadorial ties

Alok Sharma marks 45 years of UK China Ambassadorial ties

The UK Minister for Asia Alok Sharma has visited Beijing ahead of the 45th anniversary of UK-China Ambassadorial relations on 13 March 2017.

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Minister for North Africa statement on the closure of the Nadeem Centre in Egypt

Minister for North Africa statement on the closure of the Nadeem Centre in Egypt

FCO Minister Tobias Ellwood deeply concerned by the decision of the Government of Egypt to close the Nadeem Centre for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence.

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Troika statement on declaration of AU, IGAD and UN on South Sudan

Troika statement on declaration of AU, IGAD and UN on South Sudan

Joint statement from UK, US and Norway welcoming the joint declaration expressing concern about continued fighting and violence in South Sudan.

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Foreign Secretary condemns terrorist attack in Somalia

Foreign Secretary condemns terrorist attack in Somalia

The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Somalia, in which Kenyan military personnel were killed.

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Foreign Secretary statement on Holocaust Memorial Day

Foreign Secretary statement on Holocaust Memorial Day

Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, reflects that it is important to remember and educate future generations on the Holocaust's causes.

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UK Minister for Asia Alok Sharma visits Thailand

UK Minister for Asia Alok Sharma visits Thailand

Alok Sharma, the UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific, is in Bangkok for wide ranging talks on issues including trade, human rights and Thailand’s election plans.

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Baroness Anelay hosts Holocaust Memorial Day event

Baroness Anelay hosts Holocaust Memorial Day event

Over 180 people attended the event held at the Foreign Office to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Italy vs Wales rugby match in Rome: consular advice

Italy vs Wales rugby match in Rome: consular advice

The Italy and Welsh Rugby teams will meet in Rome for their RBS 6 Nations Rugby Tournament on 5 February 2017 at 3pm.

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Minister for the Middle East visits Iran

Minister for the Middle East visits Iran

Tobias Ellwood, Minister for the Middle East, has arrived in Iran today (Wednesday 18 January), for a day of discussions on a range of bilateral and regional issues, including consular cases.

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Japanese Olympic Minister meets UK experts

Japanese Olympic Minister meets UK experts

Japan’s Olympic Minister has come to Britain to learn about the UK’s experiences of running sporting events ahead of Tokyo 2020.

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Foreign Secretary attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

Foreign Secretary attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, spoke to media in Brussels as he arrived for talks with European partners

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Foreign Secretary statement on Cyprus talks

Foreign Secretary statement on Cyprus talks

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson comments following the Cyprus settlements talks in Geneva on 12 January.

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Minister Ellwood statement on Syria ceasefire violations

Minister Ellwood statement on Syria ceasefire violations

Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood comments on reports of violations of the ceasefire in Syria announced by Russia and Turkey on 29 December.

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UK Permanent Representative to the EU

UK Permanent Representative to the EU

A Government Spokesman has made a statement on the resignation of the UK Permanent Representative to the European Union.

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United Nations Security Council welcomes the ceasefire in Syria

United Nations Security Council welcomes the ceasefire in Syria

An explanation of the UK's vote as delivered by Peter Wilson Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative, UK Mission to the UN, New York

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Foreign Secretary statement on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Foreign Secretary statement on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

The Foreign Secretary calls on all parties to implement the agreed ceasefire and use it as a basis for lasting peace in 2017.

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Foreign Secretary statement on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Foreign Secretary statement on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

The Foreign Secretary calls on all parties to implement the agreed ceasefire and use it as a basis for lasting peace in 2017.

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Russia lists 150th Organisation Under ‘Foreign Agents’ Law

Russia lists 150th Organisation Under ‘Foreign Agents’ Law

Foreign Office Minister, Sir Alan Duncan, expresses concern over the increased pressure faced by civil society in Russia.

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Foreign Secretary’s Chanukah message

Foreign Secretary’s Chanukah message

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sends his warmest wishes for the Festival of Lights

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Foreign Secretary statement on Syria aid convoy attack

Foreign Secretary statement on Syria aid convoy attack

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson welcomes the UN Board of Inquiry’s summary of its investigation into the attack on an aid convoy, which took place in Urem al-Kubra, northern Syria, on 19 September.

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Foreign Office helps over 1,000 Brits make it home for Christmas

Foreign Office helps over 1,000 Brits make it home for Christmas

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) staff across the world saved Christmas for more than 1,000 people last year, and have already helped hundreds more this yuletide season.

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Minister for the Americas holds UK Argentina summit

Minister for the Americas holds UK Argentina summit

Sir Alan Duncan, Minister for Europe and the Americas, met Deputy Minister Pedro Villagra Delgado of Argentina for talks on UK-Argentine relations.

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South Sudan at a crossroads

South Sudan at a crossroads

An Op-ed by Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Africa and the Middle East, on the occasion of his visit to South Sudan

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Foreign Secretary meets the new Italian Foreign Minister Alfano in London

Foreign Secretary meets the new Italian Foreign Minister Alfano in London

Boris Johnson has welcomed Foreign Minister Alfano on his first official trip to London since his appointment.

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UK China Statement on Afghanistan

UK China Statement on Afghanistan

UK Foreign Secretary and Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi agree long term commitment to future security and stability in Afghanistan

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Minister Ellwood statement on Lebanon cabinet

Minister Ellwood statement on Lebanon cabinet

Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood welcomes the formation of Lebanon's new cabinet.

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UK welcomes vote defending role of UN Expert

UK welcomes vote defending role of UN Expert

Human Rights Minister Baroness Anelay welcomes defeat of hostile amendment aimed at delaying the work of the UN’s first Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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Minister for Europe attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

Minister for Europe attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

Ahead of the meeting, Sir Alan Duncan spoke to media about recent attacks in Turkey and the situation in Syria.

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JETCO 2016: Joint Statement Brazil United Kingdom

JETCO 2016: Joint Statement Brazil   United Kingdom

British Secretary of State for International Trade and his Brazilian counterpartner emphasized the importance of current bilateral cooperation

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UK China ties flourish at 2016 High Level People to People Dialogue

UK China ties flourish at 2016 High Level People to People Dialogue

UK-China collaboration has moved from strength to strength, with a wave of groundbreaking agreements at the 2016 UK-China High Level People-to-People Dialogue.

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Alok Sharma visits Philippines

Alok Sharma visits Philippines

Alok Sharma, the UK’s Minister for Asia and the Pacific, is in Manila for three days of talks on trade, prosperity and security in the Philippines.

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PM phone call with President Santos of Colombia: 2 December 2016

PM phone call with President Santos of Colombia: 2 December 2016

Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to President Santos of Colombia and offered her condolences following the recent plane crash.

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Minister for Africa welcomes signing of the Accra Declaration

Minister for Africa welcomes signing of the Accra Declaration

Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Africa and the Middle East, emphasized the importance of Ghana’s electoral rules and regulations being respected.

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Brits urged to get travel insurance for winter sports abroad

Brits urged to get travel insurance for winter sports abroad

Foreign Office, ABTA and 5-time Olympic skier Graham Bell urge winter sports enthusiasts to take out travel insurance with winter sports cover before they hit the slopes.

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Baroness Anelay opens conference on tackling the stigma of sexual violence

Baroness Anelay opens conference on tackling the stigma of sexual violence

Survivors, experts and civil society will meet to discuss the challenges of tackling the stigma which often afflicts survivors of sexual violence. These discussions will be used to develop a Principles for Global Action document to end stigma.

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Foreign Secretary comments on Aleppo

Foreign Secretary comments on Aleppo

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson calls for immediate ceasefire in Aleppo.

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Minister Ellwood condemns terrorist attack in al Hilla, Iraq

Minister Ellwood condemns terrorist attack in al Hilla, Iraq

Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood comments following an attack on a petrol station and restaurant in al-Hilla in Iraq

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Baroness Anelay welcomes progress at the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee

Baroness Anelay welcomes progress at the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee

Baroness Anelay welcomes progress on human rights at the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee and calls for words to be translated into actions

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Tobias Ellwood statement on plans to demolish Bedouin village in Israel

Tobias Ellwood statement on plans to demolish Bedouin village in Israel

Minister for the Middle East comments on plans to demolish a Bedouin village in southern Israel.

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Foreign Secretary statement on Syria

Foreign Secretary statement on Syria

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemns airstrikes in east Aleppo.

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Foreign Secretary attends EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Foreign Secretary attends EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Before the meeting, the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, spoke to media about the meeting's agenda, Turkey, defence and the US election.

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Foreign Secretary in Czech Republic

Foreign Secretary in Czech Republic

During his visit, the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the Czech Foreign Minister Zaoralek spoke to the media.

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Foreign Secretary visit to Serbia

Foreign Secretary visit to Serbia

Ahead of his meeting with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson spoke to the media.

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Foreign Secretary visit to Germany

Foreign Secretary visit to Germany

The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, visited Berlin to meet German Foreign Minister Frank Steinmeier

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