He said in the current climate he needed a "clear, credible and reliable" partner. But he acknowledged: "After a vote like the referendum result on June 23, it is inevitable there is going to be a certain amount of plaster coming off the ceiling in the chancelleries of Europe".
Twenty-four miles away, members of the Murphy Police department got the news that their brothers in arms had fallen. Thousands attended Thompson's funeral today and will continue for following officers in the coming days for the funerals and for the memorial located at the Dallas Police Headquarters.
Shoukry was in Ramallah last month to discuss the peace proess with Palestinian leaders. Shoukry will also focus on ways to activate the worldwide resolutions and previous agreements to build trust between the Israelis and the Palestinians as a step towards reviving the peace talks.
The advance to the south of Mosul brought the village of Ajhala back under government control to the north of the Qayara Air Base, which was retaken by government forces on July 9. This is the largest city still controlled by the Islamic State. Before arriving in Baghdad , he said the base will be a hub to help Iraqi forces "complete the southern-most envelopment of Mosul".
At least another 100 people were injured when the truck deliberately crashed into the crowd gathered to mark Bastille Day, authorities said. Joel Fenster, a 23-year-old law student from north London who is in Nice for a language course, told The Telegraph how he and friend ran for cover after hearing gunshots.
The German foreign minister, Franz Walter Steinmeier, did not mention Mr Johnson by name but it was clear enough who he had in mind when he expressed sympathy for the misled British voter. Speaking just before Johnson was appointed, Steinmeier said: "It is bitter for Britain". To be honest, I find this outrageous. "How sad it was Brits who booed as French applauded".