January 2017: Sir Ivan Rogers, Britain's Permanent Representative to the European Union Resigns
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of January 2017.
1. Deadly Attack at Istanbul Nightclub 2. French Law: Right to Disconnect 3. Britain's Ivan Rogers Resigns 4. China Issues First-Ever Smog Red Alert 5. Israeli Soldier Convicted of Manslaughter 6. Volkswagen Executive Arrested for Conspiracy 7. Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Dies
- Sir Ivan Rogers, Britain's Permanent Representative to the European Union Resigns
- Ivan Rogers unexpectedly resigns as Britain's permanent representative to the European Union in Brussels on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, only months before divorce talks are due to start. Sir Rogers has come under fire for his negative view of Brexit, warning that negotiating a European Union exit could take 10 years. He is pictured here with British Prime Minister David Cameron, left.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File
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