Tag: Boris Johnson
World 24.01.20 | 22:11

Johnson hails ‘fantastic moment’ as Britain, EU sign Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel signed the divorce deal for Britain to leave the EU on Friday. Johnson hailed the signing, one of the final steps required before Britain begins the formal process of...

World 13.12.19 | 14:48

EU congratulates Johnson; he says Brexit will get done, no ifs, no buts, no maybes

EU leaders congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday as they arrived for a second day of summit talks in Brussels, with talks to focus among other things on launching trade negotiations once Britain leaves the bloc. Johnson‘s Conservative Party won a landslide majority in Thursday’s...

World 13.12.19 | 11:27

Johnson hails ‘powerful mandate to get Brexit done’ in snap election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his projected victory in a snap election has given his government a “powerful mandate” for Brexit. “This one-nation Conservative government has been given a powerful mandate to get Brexit done,” Johnson said after winning re-election to his parliamentary...

Macedonia 04.12.19 | 14:56

UK fully supports Macedonia

The United Kingdom fully supports Macedonia and the country, by implementing reforms in line with NATO and EU values, rightfully has deserved its place in Euro-Atlantic democratic alliances, concluded the countries’ prime ministers Boris Johnson and Zoran Zaev at a meeting on the sidelines of the...

Macedonia 04.12.19 | 10:01

The outgoing PM and his wife at Johnson’s “warm pre-Christmas” reception

Outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his wife Zorica were among British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s guests on Tuesday evening. The outgoing prime minister shared some photos from the evening on Facebook. Downing 10 was wide open to all leaders of NATO member states last night. Prime Minister...

World 05.10.19 | 11:37

Boris Johnson accepts he must ask for Brexit delay

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted that he must request a Brexit delay beyond the current October 31 deadline if no deal is agreed with the European Union, the Press Association reported on Friday, citing court documents. Johnson rejects the withdrawal agreement already negotiated with...

World 11.09.19 | 18:11

Johnson: We will leave European Union on October 31, with or without an exit deal

Opposition lawmakers urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to recall parliament on Wednesday after Scotland’s highest court ruled that his suspension of the legislature is unlawful. Parliament was suspended early Tuesday after Johnson said he wanted to submit his government programme in a new...

World 10.09.19 | 09:48

British Parliament suspended until October 14

Britain’s Parliament has been suspended for five weeks after a night of drama in which MPs again rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s attempts to force a snap election. More than two-thirds of the Parliament, or 434 MPs, were needed to back the motion calling a general election, but that...

World 29.08.19 | 12:26

British queen approves Johnson’s bid to suspend parliament

Queen Elizabeth II approved British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend parliament from mid-September to mid-October, a move that could hamper efforts by lawmakers to block a no-deal Brexit. Johnson wants Britain to leave the European Union as scheduled on October 31, even if it means not...