There is “no chance” of a US-UK trade deal succeeding if Brexit jeopardises the Good Friday Agreement, the speaker of the US House of Representatives has warned.
Boris Johnson has said that he expects negotiating a post-Brexit trade deal with the US to be a “tough old haggle”, but that he is confident Britain “will get there”.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans could be blown off course early next month after a judge agreed to fast-track a hearing on whether the Prime Minister can legally suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal exit.
Donald Trump wants Brexit to be a success, with the UK being “first in line” for a trade deal with the US, possibly on a gradual “sector-by-sector” basis, according to his national security adviser.
Iran has warned that new US sanctions targeting its supreme leader mean “closing the doors of diplomacy” between Tehran and Washington as President Hassan Rouhani derided the White House as being “afflicted by mental retardation”.
North Korea has called US national security adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violation of UN Security Council resolutions.