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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras: “A precondition is the other side, particularly Turkey, come to negotiations in similar spirit, putting aside aggressive rhetoric.”
Scottish First Minister Sturgeon said Scots, who voted by clear majority against leaving EU in last referendum, were now more likely to want independence
“I want to be clear: What I am proposing cannot mean membership of the single market,” Prime Minister Theresa May told an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain’s own Brexit negotiating team at a mansion house in London.
LITHUANIA POLITICS: Lithuania to Build Fence to Boost Security On Its Border With Russia’s Kaliningrad Enclave
Lithuania politician Rasa Jukneviciene said “this fence will not stop military equipment” but it would help to “reduce the potential threat posed by Russia”.
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday Britain could not remain a member of the EU single market after leaving the European Union, but would seek an agreement to allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services.
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“Serbia’s intention is to use this train, which was donated by Russia to help carve away the northern part of Kosovo,” Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci said.
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have got off to a rocky start but his impending departure has sparked a wave of nostalgia and trepidation in Berlin.
Britain’s Northern Ireland minister expected to call an early election, a week after the resignation of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.
Turkey’s parliament has voted in favor in a first round ballot on a constitutional bill that will extend President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers.
President Tomislav Nikolic said the neighbors had been “on the brink of conflict” on Saturday, while Kosovo’s prime minister told reporters the train, a project of the Serbian government, sent “a message of occupation.”
“But if we are forced to be something different, then we will have to become something different,” Hammond said about Britain’s plans to lower corporate tax.
Barnier tweeted: “When asked on equivalence I said: EU would need special vigilance on financial stability risk, not special deal to access the City.”
“The government needs to publish its Brexit plan by mid-February at latest, including its position on membership of the single market,” said Hilary Benn.
Anthony Gardner said, “For us to be the cheerleaders of Brexit and to be encouraging Brexit Mark 2, Mark 3, is the height of folly.”
Hungarian reporter Petra Laszlo, who appeared in Szeged District Court by remote video, mounted a tearful defense and said she would appeal.
“Anti-Semitism, regardless in which form, is a crime against humanity,” Freedom Party (FPO) leader Heinz-Christian Strache said.
Marine Le Pen, French presidential hopeful, was seen at Trump Tower but declined to say whether she was to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Steele’s dealings with the FBI on Trump, initially with the senior agent who had started the FIFA probe and then moved to a post in Europe, began in July.
UK POLITICS: Terrified! Trump Russian Dirty Dossier Writer Christopher Steele, British MI6 Spy On the Run
Christopher Steele 52, former MI6 officer, fled from his home in Surrey after realising it was only a matter of time until his name became public knowledge.