China to suspend UK flights indefinitely: Foreign ministry 24 Dec 2020 - 11:52 Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin attends a news conference in Beijing, China November 9, 2020. 20 Nov 2020 Wang Yi conveyed Xi’s message to Japan’s prime minister of Beijing’s readiness to work with Tokyo in the fight against Covid-19 and help … Britain reduced its foreign aid spending commitment on Wednesday to 0.5% of gross domestic product from 0.7%, causing one minister to resign and an immediate outcry from development organisations and the spiritual head of the Church of England. — Reuters pic TOKYO, Nov 25 — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga today, marking Beijing's first high-level contact with Japan's new leader. Azerbaijan's foreign minister Elmar Mammadyarov has resigned following criticism by the president over his stance on the recent clashes with Armenia, according to Russian news agency TASS. What's new: China and the U.S. need to ensure a "smooth transition" of their relations to remove "disruptions and obstacles" before the U.S. presidential transition next month, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday. The … Reuters.com brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in markets, business, politics, entertainment, technology, video and pictures. Japan’s longest tenured prime minister, Shinzo Abe, announced his resignation due to complications with a chronic health condition on August 28th. Hong Kong's government removed four pro-democracy lawmakers from the city's legislative council after China passed a ruling that allowed … ... 2020. Liz Sugg has resigned as a Foreign Office minister after the foreign aid budget was cut Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wed, 25 Nov, 2020 - 18:05 Harriet Line, PA Deputy Political Editor Tokyo, Nov 25 (efe-epa).- Chinese president Xi Jinping is eager to strengthen his country’s cooperation with his Japanese counterpart, Yoshihide Suga, China’s foreign minister said Wednesday during a working visit to Tokyo. Armenian defence minister tenders resignation: Report Tonoyan’s resignation comes after foreign minister quit and as PM is under pressure over Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal. WARSAW, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday, the Foreign Ministry's press office said. Pro-democracy legislator Mao Mengjing, left, poses for photographers before handing her resignation letters to Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov. 12, … Dec. 18 (UPI) -- North Korea's foreign minister may have been demoted while retaining his position, according to a South Korean press report. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said … Wang met Motegi on … Vincent Yu/AP. Wang Yi, Chinese President Xi Jinping's special representative, state councilor and foreign minister, will attend a special session of the United Nations General Assembly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Wednesday. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi asked his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, to visit China next year when they met in Tokyo last month, diplomatic sources said Saturday. Lebanon’s foreign minister set to resign in coming days: Sources Lebanon's Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti gestures during a cabinet meeting at the presidential palace on February 6, 2020… China Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) and his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi bump elbows at the start of their talks in Tokyo, Japan November 24, 2020. All Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers to resign as China crushes opposition A foreign ministry spokesperson in Beijing, meanwhile, said they were … Beijing has lashed out at what it calls gross foreign interference in Chinese politics. Polish foreign minister resigns Source: Xinhua| 2020-08-20 19:55:11|Editor: huaxia. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin on Thursday reiterated Beijing's support for Hong Kong's government in “fulfilling its duty according to … The move, announced by finance minister Rishi Sunak as part of an annual review of government spending, will be popular among some voters … Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha Gonzalez Laya (L) speaks as she attends a meeting with Senegalese Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall during her visit, in Dakar, Senegal, on Nov. 22, 2020. The U.K. summoned China’s ambassador in London to register “deep concern at this latest action by his government,” Foreign Office minister Nigel Adams told lawmakers Thursday. A Foreign Office minister has resigned in protest against the government’s decision to cut the overseas aid budget, saying such a move is “fundamentally wrong”. Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan’s resignation was announced by his spokeswoman Monday. From right, legislators Wong Pik Wan, Wu Chi-wai, Lam Cheuk-ting, and Yoon Siu Kin wave after handing their resignations at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Nov. 12, … Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan’s resignation was announced by his spokeswoman. Speaking to a symposium on international relations in Beijing on Friday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi denounced “virus politicization” — other countries holding China responsible for the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus— and said China wants to “open a dialogue with the US on an equal footing at all levels and in all fields for candid, in-depth, and constructive exchanges.” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet resigned, clearing the way for his successor to take over after parliamentary confirmation later Wednesday. The sudden departure of Abe, one of Japan’s most consequential post-war prime ministers, has created yet another layer of uncertainty in a region currently mired in tension with China. China' Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, and his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi participate in a press briefing in Tokyo on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Fumio Kishida, 63, served as foreign minister under Abe from 2012 to 2017, but diplomacy remained mainly in the prime minister’s grip. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Japan and South Korea from November 24 to 27, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday.