Tag: William Hague

William Hague
Wednesday, April 16th 2014 - 04:49 UTC

Spanish government vessels incursions into Gibraltar waters reach 600

Guardia Civil vessels in Gibraltar territorial waters

Spanish government vessels have unlawfully entered British territorial waters around Gibraltar more than 600 times since the start of 2013, according to official figures. There were 496 incursions in 2013 and 112 in the first three months of 2014, the figures disclosed by Foreign Secretary William Hague revealed.

Thursday, March 20th 2014 - 03:28 UTC

Malvinas: Argentina understands UK's insistence on tripartite talks, “but UN resolutions prevent it”

Daniel Filmus is convinced Argentina will eventually recover the Falklands

The Telegraph published a long interview with Daniel Filmus recently appointed to head the Argentine government newly created Malvinas Islands Related Issues Secretariat in which he repeats many of the arguments of the Cristina Fernandez administration campaign referred to the Falklands sovereignty claim, using such words as 'colonialism' and 'militarization', and attacking UK's refusal to sit and dialogue as indicated by UN resolutions.

Tuesday, March 4th 2014 - 23:53 UTC

Hague raises UK's concern about illegal Spanish incursions in Gibraltar waters

MP Rosindell brought up the issue in a parliamentary question in Commons

UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague, personally raised Britain’s concerns about persistent “illegal” Spanish incursions into British Gibraltar territorial waters, it was revealed. Mr. Hague spoke to Gonzalo de Benito, the Secretary of State at the Spanish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, on February 20 on the margins of an emergency meeting of the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council to discuss the situation in Ukraine.

Wednesday, February 19th 2014 - 22:45 UTC

Hague launches business and science programs to attract talented Brazilian students to UK

Hague at the event: the first Brazilian to receive a UK scholarship dates back to 1938

The business-education partnership between Brazil and the UK will benefit hundreds of talented Brazilian students aiming to study in the UK, said Foreign Secretary William Hague who is on a three-day visit to Brazil.

Wednesday, February 19th 2014 - 22:24 UTC

Hague and Figuereido optimistic about outcome of the delayed Mercosur/EU trade pact

The two foreign ministers at the press conference in the Itamaraty palace

Brazilian and UK foreign ministers Luiz Alberto Figuereido and William Hague said that Mercosur and the European Union are concluding the tariffs' reduction proposals which they plan to exchange as part of the process leading to a wide ranging cooperation and trade agreement between the two blocks.

Tuesday, February 18th 2014 - 06:09 UTC

Hague in Brazil for a three-day visit to reaffirm close links and Strategic Dialogue

The foreign secretary is scheduled to meet his counterpart Luiz Alberto Figuereido in Brasilia

Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Brazil for a three-day visit to further the strong and growing partnership between the UK and Latin Americas leading economy. This is Mr. Hague's second visit for a series of meetings and events which started at Manaus where he visited the Arena Amazonia stadium, host of England's first 2014 World Cup match against Italy on June 14.

Tuesday, February 18th 2014 - 05:34 UTC

Hague in Brazil for a three-day visit; includes the Manaus stadium where England will play its first Cup match

England coach Roy Hodgson (C) stands with British Ambassador Alex Ellis (L), Manaus Mayor Artur Neto (2nd L), Amazonas State Governor Omar Aziz, and British Foreign Secretary William Hague (R)

Foreign Secretary William Hague, currently on a three-day visit to Brazil, joined on Tuesday with England manager Roy Hodgson in Manaus to promote the Foreign Office’s ‘Be on the Ball’ campaign and FCO's preparations for World Cup 2014.

Monday, February 17th 2014 - 09:21 UTC

Hague underlines close links with Colombia; meets President Santos Monday

The Foreign Secretary expressed support for the peace talks and underlined cooperation in tackling the drugs trade and organized crime

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague was received on Sunday in Cartagena by Colombian Foreign minister María Angeles Holguín and on Monday is scheduled to meet with Juan Manuel Santos at the Palacio Nariño, seat of the Executive in Bogotá. Mr. Hague on Monday evening will be flying to Brazil.

Saturday, January 18th 2014 - 06:26 UTC

Hague tells Scotland that the “UK is stronger and safer together”

A combined UK is the world’s sixth largest economy, with “a voice that is heard in every major international forum”

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the United Kingdom is “stronger and safer together” as he outlined the case for Scotland to reject voting for independence. Mr. Hague spoke of shared values between Britain and Scotland and said that remaining united would give the UK greater international “clout” and allow it to be “better able to make a difference in the world”.

Tuesday, January 14th 2014 - 23:49 UTC

Forces line up for Scotland's September vote on independence: Hague in Glasgow

”We are safer and stronger together, and together we can do more good in the world”, said Hague

UK Foreign Secretary and Chief Secretary of the Treasury are scheduled to launch on Friday in Glasgow a Scotland analysis paper, the first in the series to be published since the launch of the Scottish Government’s White Paper in November. Next September Scotland is holding a vote on independence.

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