The head of the British foreign Ministry canceled a visit to Moscow because of the situation in Syria
LONDON, April 8 — RIA Novosti, Maria Tobacco. The British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced he was canceling a visit to Moscow in connection with the situation in Syria.
“Recent events in Syria fundamentally changed the situation. My priority now is to continue contacts with the United States and other countries in the eve of a meeting “the seven” on April 10-11 to provide coordinated international support for the truce in the country and the intensification of the political process. I’ll work on organizing a meeting with our like-minded partners, so we can discuss the next steps,” the statement reads Johnson.
Johnson’s visit to Moscow postponed once already. Initially head of the foreign office was planning to visit Russia in late March, but postponed the trip due to the rescheduling of the meeting of foreign Ministers of the NATO countries.
Previously, Johnson wrote in his Twitter that he supported the American missile attack on Syrian air base and is in constant contact with us Secretary of state Rex Tillerson.
Returning to UK after good talks w/Greek PM. Fully support US action after deplorable chemical attacks. In regular contact w/Rex Tillerson
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) April 7, 2017