“There will inevitably be price and cost for Britain, it’s the choice they made,” French President Francois Hollande said.
Johnson’s view may again spark discussion of a potential War Powers Act, increasingly popular in the wake of the 2003 Iraq War, which would require any conventional military action to be democratically rubber-stamped by MPs.
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The committee also warned that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was still underestimating the cost of expensive equipment such as F-35 fighter jets, despite claims that previous errors had now been dealt with.
Politics student Peter Marshall said on Twitter: “I’m terrified of the rising scourge of tourism tbh, glad Theresa May is taking a strong stance on it.”
Tony Blair said, “I just feel we’re allowing ourselves to be hijacked by what is actually quite a small group of people with a very strong ideology.”
Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.
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“The European Union, even after UK will be out, will continue to be the first market in the world, the second largest economy in the world,” Mogherini said.
“I believe that at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, not division,” Theresa May told parliament.
U.S. fired missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for the alleged chemical weapons attack by Assad’s government on civilians, including many children.
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“Article 50 does not provide for unilateral withdrawal of notification. In any dealings with European Parliament, Michel Barnier reiterated the above principle.”
Spain, at loggerheads with Britain over Gibraltar, appears to be easing its opposition to an independent Scotland in the European Union, saying it would not block such a move at least initially.
“The more access to the internal market Britain wants, the more Britain must submit to EU law,” said Detlef Seif, the deputy EU spokesman for Merkel.
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“The Article 50 process is under way and in accordance with the wishes of the British people, United Kingdom is leaving European Union,” Theresa May said.
Theresa May is facing resistance from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the European Parliament to her goal of conducting negotiations on Britain’s future trade relations with Europe at the same time as talks on arrangements for Brexit.
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“The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union,” Theresa May told parliament nine months after Britain shocked investors and world leaders by unexpectedly voting to quit the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back.”
“Paradoxically there is something positive in Brexit. Brexit has made us, the community of 27 more determined and united than before,” Donald Tusk said.
Buhari nominated Stephen Ocheni, of Kogi state and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe state, to fill the vacant labor and environment ministries, said the Senate on its official Twitter account.