Tuesday

24th Jan 2017

Ticker

Ashton travels to Iran Saturday

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will travel to Iran on Saturday, the Iranian foreign ministry said Tuesday. She is scheduled to meet the president and foreign minister. Her trip marks a thaw in EU-Iranian relations. The last visit of an EU foreign policy chief to Tehran was in 2008.

News in Brief

  1. EU parliament committee backs EU-Canada deal
  2. UK MPs must vote on Brexit trigger, court rules
  3. Greek island mayors plead for the transfer of migrants
  4. Tzipi Livni cancels Brussels trip amid war crimes probe
  5. Romania's president plans referendum on prisoner pardons
  6. Sweden to host EU social summit
  7. US Congress may Trump-proof Russia sanctions
  8. Fury over UK 'cover up' of failed missile test

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