UK Foreign Office

UK summons Iranian ambassador

Britain has summoned the Iranian ambassador to the country to convey its strong objections to the brief arrest of London’s envoy to Tehran, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. "This was an unacceptable …

UK to activate its own sanctions regime after Brexit?

Britain is preparing to activate a new post-Brexit sanctions regime, Financial Times reported, citing British government insiders. According to the newspaper, individuals likely to be targeted in the first wave of asset freezes …

UK suspends arms sales to Turkey

The United Kingdom has suspended sales of arms to Turkey for items that might be used in the country's military offensive in Syria, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said. He noted that the UK government takes …

London to help British nationals in EU prepare for Brexit

The UK Government is providing up to £3 million in grant funding for charities and other voluntary organisations who will inform UK nationals about the need to register or apply for residency and support them as they complete their …

U.K. concerned by reports of Iran missile test

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he is “extremely concerned” by reports that Iran tested a missile, saying the action was inconsistent with United Nations resolutions. He urged the nation to halt “such provocative …

Britain wants to maintain Iran nuclear deal

British foreign minister Boris Johnson said that the Iran nuclear accord that US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to tear up must be maintained. As he went into an EU foreign ministers …