Boris Johnson

Saudi Arabia "playing proxy wars," Boris Johnson says in latest gaffe

British ally Saudi Arabia is "puppeteering and playing proxy wars" in the Middle East and, like Iran, is "twisting and abusing religion" to further its political aims, Foreign Secretary Boris...

Johnson says Britain backs Serbia's EU membership bid

The visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday that although it was leaving the European Union, Great Britain would remain a friend of Serbia and would keep supporting...

PM says Croatia wants to develop strong ties with Britain

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday received British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, for talks on bilateral relations, underscoring that...

Court ruling will not delay Brexit, Britain's Johnson assures Germany

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson assured his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Friday that a High Court decision that the British parliament has to vote on Brexit would not...

Britain regrets Maldives decision to leave Commonwealth

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in London Friday that Britain "regrets that the Maldives has chosen to leave" the Commonwealth.

Boris Johnson lauds Turkish washing machines during Ankara visit

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson took a moment to express admiration for Turkish washing machines on his first official visit to Ankara, where he met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and...

Boris Johnson to meet Turkey's Erdogan after ridiculing him in rhyme

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was due to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Ankara on Tuesday.

British foreign secretary says Russia may have committed war crime

Russia may have committed a war crime in Syria, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday.

Erdogan-critic Boris Johnson heads to Turkey on official visit

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a past critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, may have to walk a diplomatic tightrope on Sunday as he makes his first visit to Ankara.

Al-Assad departure key to Syrian solution, Johnson says

The departure of President Bashar al-Assad is crucial to resolving the conflict in Syria, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said ahead of talks with his US and European counterparts on...

Johnson at EU talks: Britain will continue to lead in Europe

Boris Johnson, Britain's new foreign secretary with a reputation for undiplomatic language, said his country would not abandon its leading role in European cooperation as he prepared to meet his...

Johnson's job: Awkward apologies or new take on British diplomacy?

France, Malaysia, Kenya, the United States, Russia, China and Turkey have joined the list of nations whose people have felt the loose tongue of the former London mayor. Now that he's going to be...

Boris Johnson rules out leadership bid as Vote Leave ally stands

The co-leader of Britain's Vote Leave campaign, Boris Johnson, ruled himself out of the race to replace Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday after his key Brexit ally questioned his leadership...

Britain's Boris Johnson compares EU to Hitler in its plan for Europe

Former London mayor Boris Johnson said the European Union was trying to unify the bloc under one "authority," as did Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, in an interview with British media.