Blair not forced out of Mideast role: U.S.

Mar 17, 2015

Blair not forced out of Mideast role: U.S.

Washington denied Monday there had been any move to push Tony Blair out of his role as envoy to the Middle East Quartet, as he appears poised to relinquish the post. Reports that the former British prime minister was leaving due to unease in ...

Mar 16, 2015

Blair poised to step back from Mideast role: report

Tony Blair is poised to step back from his role with the diplomatic Middle East Quartet, the Financial Times reported Sunday, citing several people familiar with the situation. The former British prime minister has discussed his position with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...

Thailand denies $640,000 Blair fee

Aug 18, 2013

Thailand denies $640,000 Blair fee

Thailand has denied it will pay former British Prime Minister Tony Blair $640,000 to speak at an upcoming government-sponsored forum in Bangkok on bridging the kingdom’s festering political divides. An opposition Democrat Party lawmaker recently alleged 20 million baht ($640,000) had been budgeted to ...