Boris Johnson vows to stand up to Donald Trump and insists ousted Brit ambassador Sir Kim Darroch has his ‘full support’

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BORIS Johnson has vowed to stand up to Donald Trump as he insisted ousted Brit ambassador Sir Kim Darroch has his full support.

The Prime Minister hopeful told supporters today he would stand up for all of Britain’s diplomats if he gets the keys to Downing Street.

Boris Johnson has said he supports Sir Kim Darroch
Boris Johnson has said he supports Sir Kim Darroch
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The former London Mayor’s comments come after refusing to support Sir Darroch, who resigned from his position after memos of him describing Mr Trump as “inept” were leaked, during a live televised debate.

Mr Johnson hit back at accusations that he threw Sir Darroch “under the bus” to strengthen his ties with the US President.

He said: “I will stand up for our fantastic diplomats across the world.”

He said he believed Britain’s relationship with the United States was the “single most important strategic fact of our times”.

Mr Johnson added: “I criticised him as foreign secretary.

“We in the UK do not agree with the position of the United States on global warming or their approach to the Iran nuclear deal. We were very robust and will continue to be robust with the US.”


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