Boris Johnson says previous remarks ‘taken out of context’
Boris Johnson, said some of his comments may be candid, “taken out of context”
when confronted with hostile questions at his first news conference as foreign minister.
Appearing with US Secretary of State John Kerry,
he played down the remarks about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Kerry’s vote in the United Kingdom
and said to leave the European Union is a “complex questions” on trade deals in the future.
Earlier, Mr. Johnson
and Mr. Kerry held talks with a focus on Syria.
He will also meet with European Union foreign ministers ahead of talks with Arab representatives of the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and the State on the situation in Yemen.
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Today Boris Johnson significantly in Brussels
Until his appointment as Foreign Minister of the new prime minister Theresa May, Mr. Johnson wrote a weekly column in the Daily Telegraph.
In 2007, he wrote that Mrs. Clinton, the Democratic candidate for the US presidential election, was “like sadistic nurse in a mental hospital.”
Also encountered criticism before the referendum, the European Union because of comments about the origins of President Obama, “the Kenyan part.”
Asked whether he would like to apologize: “We can spend a long time awfully overcome a lot of things that I have written over the past 30 years,” noting that they all had “taken out of context” and the determination and the focus should be on Syria other issues being discussed.