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UK eases travel advisory for visits to Iran as relations thaw

LONDON – The British Foreign Office has eased its travel advisory on visits to Iran but urges caution.

The new advisory issued Saturday still urges Britons to avoid travelling to parts of Iran that border Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. 96 more words

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BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY ADVOCATES TOTALITARIANISM IN FIGHT AGAINST ISIS AND RUSSIA

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British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the democratic process of Western governments is “cumbersome” and presents a roadblock in the fight against the Islamic State and Russia. 47 more words

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Europeans eager to trade, do business with Iran (Originally published 18/07/2015 at Dawn.com)

Suddenly last week, after weeks of acrimony, arguments and threats, the dark clouds over the European Union appeared to clear slightly.

EU leaders fought off fears of a Greek exit from the Eurozone by hammering out a deal to bail out the devastated Greek economy. 733 more words

European Affairs

Deals are Good!

After endless, and sometimes seemingly hopeless, negotiations, diplomats have produced two new multi-national deals:  one to keep Greece in the Euro, and the second on nuclear development in Iran. 1,048 more words

The Global Economy

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Foreign reactions to the Iran deal

The capitulation to Iran by the Obama Administration and the P5+1 has affected of course not only Israel but many other countries, for better or for worse. 2,557 more words

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Whoops! Philip Hammond 'gave Iran the finger' over nuclear agreement

The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs just made a bit of a cultural cock up.

Philip Hammond offered a double thumbs up to show his approval of the nuclear agreement deal, but that can actually be quite offensive towards his Iranian counterpart. 179 more words

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