Sunday

4th Dec 2016

Ticker

British minister to skip EU's Trump dinner

The British foreign office has said Boris Johnson will not attend a special dinner in Brussels on Sunday where his EU counterparts will discuss the US election. "We do not see the need for an additional meeting ... An act of democracy has taken place, there is a transition period and we will work with the current and future administrations to ensure the best outcomes for Britain", the UK said.

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