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British Conservative politician, UK Foreign Secretary

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Dominic Raab: British Conservative politician, UK Foreign Secretary
Dominic Rennie Raab is a British politician serving as First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs since July 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he has also been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Esher and Walton since 2010.

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Michel Barnier arrives at post-Brexit trade talks [Video]

Michel Barnier arrives at post-Brexit trade talks

EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says "there's a reason for determination" as he continues post-Brexit trade negotiations in London. The last-ditch talks continued over the weekend with fishing..

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Dominic Raab refuses to rule out third lockdown [Video]

Dominic Raab refuses to rule out third lockdown

Dominic Raab has refused to rule out a third national lockdown if there isanother wave of coronavirus cases in the new year. The Foreign Secretary toldBBC One’s The Andrew Marr Show there is a..

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Foreign Secretary: UK's aid budget is to be cut with regret [Video]

Foreign Secretary: UK's aid budget is to be cut with regret

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said it is “with regret” that the UK’s aidbudget is to be cut but it is necessary as “every penny of public spendingwill rightly come under intense scrutiny”.

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Raab: It is ‘with regret’ that UK’s aid budget is to be cut [Video]

Raab: It is ‘with regret’ that UK’s aid budget is to be cut

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said it is "with regret" that the UK's aid budget is to be cut but added that it is necessary as "every penny of public spending will rightly come under intense..

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Biden will have no greater ally than UK - Raab [Video]

Biden will have no greater ally than UK - Raab

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will have no closer ally or more dependable friend than Britain, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday (November 8).

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Raab: The US election is ‘closer than anyone forecast’ [Video]

Raab: The US election is ‘closer than anyone forecast’

Dominic Raab has said that no matter the outcome of the election, the US, UK relationship will go from strength to strength. The foreign secretary added the race is “closer than anyone forecast”...

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Raab: We’re always worried about impact on mental health [Video]

Raab: We’re always worried about impact on mental health

Dominic Raab has said that they’re ‘always worried about the impact on mental health’ as England prepares for a second lockdown. The foreign secretary added they’re confident they’re taking..

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Foreign Secretary confident US system will find definitive election result [Video]

Foreign Secretary confident US system will find definitive election result

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks about the US election and Donald Trump'sclaims about election fraud.

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Raab calls for Iran’s ‘cat and mouse game’ to end [Video]

Raab calls for Iran’s ‘cat and mouse game’ to end

Foriegn Secretary Dominic Raab has called for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and all dual nationals to be released from Iran, dubbing their ‘cat and mouse game’ unacceptable. Report by Browna. Like us..

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Raab: UK surprised and disappointed after EU Brexit tone [Video]

Raab: UK surprised and disappointed after EU Brexit tone

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has described the conclusions reached by EU leaders on Brexit trade talks after the latest European Council meeting as "surprising and disappointing". EU leaders said in..

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Raab accuses Labour of 'political confusion' over lockdown [Video]

Raab accuses Labour of 'political confusion' over lockdown

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has accused the Labour Party of "political confusion" after Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham refused to place his city in the highest tier of coronavirus..

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Dominic Raab accuses Andy Burnham of trying to 'hold Government over a barrel' [Video]

Dominic Raab accuses Andy Burnham of trying to 'hold Government over a barrel'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has accused Greater Manchester Mayor AndyBurnham of trying to “hold the Government over a barrel” by resisting toughercoronavirus restrictions. Mr Raab told BBC..

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Raab insists UK is 'defender' of international law [Video]

Raab insists UK is 'defender' of international law

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab tells the Foreign Affairs Select Committee that the UK's reputation as a "stalwart defender of international law" remains intact. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook..

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Dominic Raab tells Tory conference he feared the PM could have died from Covid-19 [Video]

Dominic Raab tells Tory conference he feared the PM could have died from Covid-19

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab tells the virtual Conservative Party conferencehe feared Boris Johnson could have died after he was admitted to intensivecare with Covid-19. Mr Raab stood in for the..

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Raab: Days of being held over a barrel by Brussels are gone [Video]

Raab: Days of being held over a barrel by Brussels are gone

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said “the days of being held over a barrel by Brussels are long gone” as he delivers his keynote speech at the first virtual Conservative Party Conference. Report..

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'Worried we might lose him' - Raab on PM's COVID battle [Video]

'Worried we might lose him' - Raab on PM's COVID battle

Britain's foreign minister Dominic Raab said he worried for Boris Johnson's life when the prime minister was hospitalized with COVID-19 in April.

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Biden or Trump? For Boris Johnson, both could prove to be a political headache

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Covid: Andy Burnham holding the government 'over a barrel', says Raab

Greater Manchester's mayor should do "the right thing" and agree to tougher rules, the foreign secretary says.
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UK recalls its ambassador from Belarus

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Great Britain, in solidarity with Poland and Lithuania, decided to recall its ambassador from Belarus for consultations. British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said this on Twitter 🇬🇧 condemns..
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UK backs sanction threats over Navalny poisoning

Dominic Raab says evidence Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was poisoned is "undeniable".
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Coronavirus: 'I really worried we might lose PM', Dominic Raab says

The foreign secretary tells the Tory Party conference Covid nearly "took the life" of Boris Johnson.
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Raab orders preparation of sanctions against human rights abusers in Belarus

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Britain is preparing sanctions against those responsible for “serious human rights violations” in Belarus, the Foreign Secretary has said, amid concerns of violence, repression and vote-rigging...
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Dominic Raab's bodyguard suspended after leaving gun on plane

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Dominic Raab's bodyguard has been suspended after leaving his gun on a plane. The police protection officer had been travelling with the foreign secretary on a visit to the US when he left his gun on a..
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US-UK trade deal in danger if Good Friday agreement jeopardised, Democrats warn

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No 10 'regrets' Trump administration sanctions on senior figures in International Criminal Court, as Kushner visits

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Downing Street has said it “regrets” the decision of Donald Trump’s administration to sanction senior figures in the International Criminal Court. The rebuke came as the US president’s..
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Dominic Raab to push for 'new dialogue' between Israeli and Palestinian leaders

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Government accused of creating 'sense of panic' with sudden change to Spain travel advice

Dominic Raab says ministers will make 'no apologies' for reimposing quarantine measures
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Dominic Raab warns of 'summer of uncertainty' after air bridge to Spain pulled with hours notice

Labour criticises sudden decision to reimpose qurantine for European country as 'shambolic'
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China set to block UK's offer of citizenship to Hong Kong residents

Dominic Raab had conceded that - if Beijing refused to co-operate - 'there would be little we could do to coercively force them'
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UK government quietly cuts international aid by £2.9 billion as MPs leave parliament for summer

Dominic Raab accused of 'callous' move in time of international emergency
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Mike Pompeo holds 'candid' talks with PM on Huawei and Dunn

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Mr Pompeo posted a message on Twitter saying the talks with Mr Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had been "constructive". "Our two countries' long-standing, strong bilateral relationship has..
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UK risks China’s wrath by suspending Hong Kong extradition treaty

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The UK is to immediately suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and also bar the export of riot control equipment following Beijing’s imposition of a sweeping national security law on the..
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It's a relief to have so much going horrifically wrong. It distracts us as we sleepwalk into a cold war with China

Within 30 minutes of the announcement that Oxford University has produced a viable Covid-19 vaccine, Dominic Raab was formally announcing the suspension of the UK's extradition treaty with China
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Harry Dunn: UK powerless to force extradition of suspect, says Raab

Teen's mother pleads with government to make son 'top priority' during US secretary of state's London visit
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UK will call out ‘reprehensible’ behaviour of Russia, says Raab

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The UK will ensure the world knows the nature of the “reprehensible behaviour” that Russia is engaged in, according to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. It follows accusations that Russia’s..
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'We can no longer be absent': Labour demand government take leading role in international response to coronavirus

Exclusive: Calling on Sunak and Raab to follow the example of Gordon Brown in 2008, shadow cabinet ministers warn: 'We used to step up to the plate, now we've stepped off the stage'
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'Almost certain' Russians sought to interfere in UK election - Raab

The government publishes a report on a leaked document used by Labour at the 2019 election.
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'Almost certain' that Russians tried to interfere in UK general election, says foreign secretary

It is "almost certain" that Russian actors sought to interfere in the 2019 UK General Election, foreign secretary Dominic Raab has told the House of Commons.
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UK to blacklist Saudis involved in Khashoggi murder in new sanctions on regime

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Saudi officials linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be included in a new tougher sanctions regime which will be announced today by the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Details...
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UK extends immigration rights for 3M eligible Hong Kongers

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Hong Kong security law: Anger as China's Xi signs legislation

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UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab urged China to "step back from the brink" and respect the rights of the people of Hong Kong. He said: "The success of Hong Kong, the entrepreneurial spirit, the..
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Raab says taking the knee has 'feudal connotation' and claims to be lifelong anti-racist campaigner

'We also ought to be tolerated [in] the way we show our solidarity and support for causes like that,' foreign secretary says
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Black Lives Matter: Education minister says he would take the knee, after Dominic Raab ruled it out

Tory MP Nick Gibb to make anti-racism gesture 'in the right circumstances'
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Black Lives Matter: Raab criticised over 'Game of Thrones' comment

The foreign secretary says he has "full respect" for Black Lives Matter after backlash over comments.
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For Dominic Raab, the right side of history is a bit like France. He's vaguely aware of it, he's just never been there

Even the Black Lives Matter protests are not spared his terrible, offensive jokes. 'Take a knee? Only for the Queen and the Mrs, amirite lol?'
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UK foreign minister Dominic Raab criticized for saying taking a knee is from 'Game of Thrones'

"It seems to be taken from the Game of Thrones, feels to me like a symbol of subjugation and subordination," Dominic Raab said on talkRADIO
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'Taking the knee' seems to be from Game of Thrones: UK foreign minister

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Thursday that "taking the knee" seems to have come from the fantasy TV drama series "Game of Thrones" and felt like a symbol of subjugation and..
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Dominic Raab says he would only take the knee for Queen or his wife

The Foreign Secretary has said he would not "take a knee" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Russia trying to 'exploit' challenges of coronavirus crisis in UK, Dominic Raab says

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has accused Russia and other states of attempting to exploit the challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic.
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UK tells EU on Brexit: We won't hang around too much longer

The European Union must intensify Brexit free trade talks as the United Kingdom will not hang around and wait for talks to be dragged out to the end of the year, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on..
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UK 'deeply disappointed' by sentence passed on ex-U.S. marine in Russia

Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday he was deeply disappointed by Monday's verdict and sentence against Paul Whelan, a former U.S. marine who was convicted of spying for the United..
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Coronavirus: Government accused of ignoring experts as top advisers absent from press briefings

Lib Dem acting leader Ed Davey dismisses cabinet minister Dominic Raab's explanations as 'risible'
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UK says expects United States to continue to protect media freedoms

Britain expects the United States to continue its tradition of protecting media freedoms, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Thursday when asked about protests sparked by the death of a black man..
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UK: Hong Kong law a 'clear violation' of China's obligations

uk: hong kong law a 'clear violation' of china's obligations
LONDON (AP) — The British foreign secretary says China’s proposed national security law for Hong Kong is a “clear violation” of Beijing’s international obligations. In a statement to the..
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UK foreign minister defends lockdown easing as the 'right step'

British foreign minister Dominic Raab defended on Sunday the government's "careful" loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the "right step to be taking at this moment in time".
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'Weak and wrong': UK government's silence over Trump's response to George Floyd death in US condemned by Labour

Raab says it would be a 'media distraction' to offer thoughts on US president's comments
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Defending lockdown easing, UK foreign minister says it's the 'right step'

British foreign minister Dominic Raab defended on Sunday the government's "careful" loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the "right step to be taking at this moment in time".
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Britain will not 'look away' from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab

Britain will not look away from is responsibilities to Hong Kong, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, repeating London's offer of extended visa rights in response to China's push to impose a..
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UK taking 'right steps' to ease virus lockdown, says foreign minister

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday the "careful" easing of the coronavirus lockdown was now the "right step" to take, shrugging off criticism for moving too quickly to allow people..
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UK threatens to offer citizenship bids to 300,000 Hong Kong residents unless China scraps security law

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