Putin threatens Boris Johnson with missiles

Putin's alleged death threat against Boris Johnson


Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Russian leader Vladimir Putin threatened him with a rocket attack in a telephone conversation "extraordinary" days before the invasion of Ukraine.

"At one point in the conversation he threatened me," the former prime minister said. He told the BBC: 'Boris, I don't want to hurt you, but with a missile. It would be a matter of minutes.' ... or something so. so."

"But I think because of (Putin's) very relaxed tone," Johnson added, "and the indifference with which he expressed it, he was just playing with my attempts to negotiation."

Boris Johnson has warned Putin of major economic sanctions and NATO troop movements that could arise if there is an invasion, according to James Landale and Willaim McLennan of BBC News.

The Kremlin denied that Putin had threatened Boris Johnson by phone and He called the former British prime minister's comments a "lie."

"There were no missile threats," the spokesman for the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov.

"It's a deliberate lie, so you have to ask Mr. Johnson about what he chose to say like this, or it was an unconscious lie and he didn't really understand what Putin was talking about," Peskov explained.

Boris Johnson was one of Zelensky's staunch supporters after Putin will begin his invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022.

"Under Johnson's leadership, Britain has committed more than 4,500 millions of dollars in military and economic aid for Ukraine for the end of June," wrote Dov Zakheim in The Hill, "this makes it the second after the United States in support of Kyiv."

Even after Johnson's resignation, he continued to support Ukraine in its fight against Russia. Johnson's latest public action on the matter is He produced on January 22, when he visited the country and pledged the UK's continued support for the Ukrainian struggle.

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