Britain Blocks EU Council from Adopting Paris Peace Summit Statement

(Financial Times-UK) Henry Mance - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson blocked the EU Foreign Affairs Council on Monday from adopting a resolution supporting the final communique from Sunday's Paris conference. Johnson declined to attend the conference and the UK dissented from the communique. An official briefed on the meeting said that Britain, supported by Hungary and Croatia, had reservations about the fact that neither Israel nor the Palestinians were involved in the Paris conference and also about its timing.

2017-01-17 00:00:00

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