Category: International

Boris-Johnson

Challenges For The New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson, the former Mayor of London and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, is set to take over the reigns of Britain from the outgoing PM Theresa May, who will tender her resignation to the Queen on Wednesday. She will take questions in the House of Commons before resigning.

Boris Johnson

The new Tory leader defeated his closes rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt by 45,497 votes. Boris Johnson got 92,153 votes but Hunt could manage only 56,656 votes. Boris Johnson who’s considered the face of 2016 Brexit referendum would officially become Britain’s PM on Wednesday.

Brexit deal

Since its introduction in 2016, the Brexit referendum has toppled two Tory prime ministers, will dominate the political landscape with several conservative ministers threatening to resign to oppose any attempt for a “no-deal”Brexit. Economists have warned the country that the deal would disrupt trade and force UK into recession.

Theresa May on Brexit

May struck a withdrawal agreement with 28-nation bloc but UK’s parliament repeatedly reject her attempts to pass the deal. Finally, she decided to step down from the chair of British prime minister.… Read the rest

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Kashmir Is A Bilateral Issue Admits Trump

The US administration has switched into damage control mode after Trump’s remarks that PM Narendra Modi asked him to mediate between India and Pakistan. But the US administration reaffirmed that Kashmir is a bilateral issue to be resolved by India and Pakistan.

A State Department Spokesperson said that Kashmir was a bilateral issue for both parties to discuss and that Trump administration welcomed Pakistan and India sitting down and the Unite States stood ready to assist.

Indian stand

India has categorically rejected Trump’s claim that PM Narendra Modi sought his meditation to resolve Kashmir issue. According to Trump, PM Narendra Modi asked Trump to mediate on the sidelines of G20 summit in Osaka, Japan.

Pakistan stand

PM Imran Khan welcomed the remarks by Trump saying that Trump would have payers of Pakistani people if he can mediate and resolve the issue.

US stand

The Trump administration is busy containing the issue that is spiraling into a political crisis. India is clear on its stand that PM Narendra Modi request no mediation and that Kashmir is a bilateral issue. The US … Read the rest

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Iran Starts Tanker War With UK In The Strait Of Hormuz

Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on July 12 in retaliation to the British Royal Marines seizing its oil tanker in the British territory of Gibraltar on July 4.

Strait of Hormuz

Situated between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz has Iran on its north and Oman peninsula on its south. With almost one-third of the global crude oil passing through this stretch, it is one the busiest shipping lanes in the world. Its size – 21 nautical miles at its narrowest point – forces tankers to pass the stretch from the territorial waters of Iran and Oman.

Tension with Iran

The US has bitter relations with Iran since the 1979 Iranian Revolution that established strict Islamic rule by deposing the US-backed Shah of Iran. But the present-day military standoff is the result of 2000 economic sanctions imposed by the United Nations, US and the European Union.

2000 economic sanctions

The world was of the view that Iran was developing nuclear capabilities with the help of a uranium enrichment program and that it could use … Read the rest

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