Syria Says British FM Boris Johnson Out of Touch With Reality

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C) reacts as he sings the French national Anthem during a reception at the French Ambassador's residence in west London on July 14, 2016. Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May showed several of her former cabinet colleagues the door Thursday, including top Brexit campaigner Michael …
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that statements by Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson demonstrate London’s part in “aggression” against Syria and showed he did not understand the situation there.

“Statements of British FM Boris Johnson reveal his complete separation from reality and his lack of realization that the time of the (British colonial) mandate will not come back,” it said in a statement carried on state media.

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