Boris Johnson criticised Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer for using his six questions at Prime Minister’s Questions to focus on the humanitarian disaster in Yemen and the UK Government’s decision to cut its support.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is asked "what it would take" for the government to suspend the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia.
Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer pressed Mr Johnson whether he would follow President Joe Biden in pausing sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whilst conducting a wide review of the agreements. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson said the British people can be “hugely proud” of the country’s support for Yemen.Mr Johnson replied that the UK Government “continue scrupulously to follow the humanitarian guidance which are amongst the toughest measures anywhere in the world in respect of all arms sales”.He added: “He talks about humanitarian relief and actually I think the people of this country can be hugely proud of what we are doing to support the people of Yemen – almost £1 billion of aid contributed in the last five years.”
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Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street ahead of Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A joint bid from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup has received support from the UK Government, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying it is the “right time” to “bring football home”.A feasibility study is under way and will continue before the formal bidding process begins next year.
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President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered U.S. states to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers to ensure children could return to school quickly and safely, and called for every educator to receive at least one shot by the end of March. Gloria Tso reports.
President Joe Biden said the US expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adults by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated.With the bolstered supply, President Biden also announced he would be using the powers of the federal government to direct all states to prioritise vaccinating teachers, and said the federal government would provide the doses directly through its pharmacy programme.
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FBI Director Chris Wray on Tuesday told lawmakers that the Federal Bureau of Investigation views the actions of the rioters on the Jan. 6 attack as "domestic terrorism," and debunked conspiracy theories that claim leftist extremists disguised themselves as supporters of former President Donald Trump to storm the U.S. Capitol. This report produced by Chris Dignam.