Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson: No crises in Ukraine, Syria with Trump in charge

The crises in Ukraine and Syria wouldn't have happened had Donald Trump been US president at the time, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday.

Britain pledges support for new Gambian government, Commonwealth bid

Britain on Tuesday affirmed its support for Gambia's fledgling government and its bid to rejoin the Commonwealth, weeks after a post-election crisis forced the newly elected president to be sworn into office in another country.

Boris Johnson gives up US citizenship after "outrageous" tax bill

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has given up his US citizenship, according to a US Treasury document published on Thursday, two years after he settled an "outrageous" tax demand that he had earlier refused to pay.

Boris Johnson: Need to "think afresh" policy that al-Assad must go

Britain must be prepared to "think afresh" its demand that President Bashar al-Assad must go in order for the civil war in Syria to end, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday.

Boris Johnson compares French president to WWII prison guard

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday compared Francois Hollande to a World War II prison guard after warnings by the French president that Britain could be punished in Brexit negotiations.

Britain "first in line" for trade deal with Trump, Boris Johnson says

Britain is "first in line" for a trade deal with the United States under Donald Trump, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said after meeting the president-elect's advisers and other US politicians in New York and Washington.

Boris Johnson meets US lawmakers after talks with Trump advisors

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was headed to Washington on Monday, one day after his meeting with Donald Trump's advisors in New York suggested the president-elect might not hold formal grudges against those who criticized him during his campaign.

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 said in remarks published on Thursday.

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 Belgrade on its journey towards the EU.

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 Croatia wanted to develop strong relations with the United Kingdom, notably in the business and tourism sectors.

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 hold up the process of exiting the European Union.

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 Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday.

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 Tuesday.

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 EU counterparts in Brussels on Monday.

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 Britain's foreign secretary, should the world expect to take more affront?

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 credentials and announced his own surprise candidacy.

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.