The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the publication in the newspaper Daily Mail that the British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was furious after learning that she was invited to a reception at the House of Commons. On his page on Facebook she announced a contest for the best cartoon of the Minister.
“Newspaper a whole page dedicated to this topical subject. Imagine what would happen if I went… Announce a competition of cartoons on the theme “Boris Johnson was furious over the call to Maria Zakharova at the gala evening in the house of Commons”,” wrote Zakharov. She also promised to award the prize to the winner.
About Zakharova invitation to the reception in the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom newspaper Daily Mail reported on Sunday, January 29. The event was the Deputy from Conservative party Daniel Kawczynski, known for its loyalty to Moscow. It is also reported that the reception was attended by the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan.
Zakharova regularly criticizes the statements of the head of the British foreign office and the briefings in the foreign Ministry, and Facebook. So, in December, she criticized Johnson’s rhetoric on the Syrian issue, and in October made fun of his words on the most powerful weapon against Moscow.