Boris Johnson uses washing machine diplomacy in Turkish charm offensive
Mr Johnson used his first official visit to the nation to enthuse about the "beautiful, very well-functioning Turkish washing machine" he has in London.
The unusual charm offensive came after Mr Johnson sparked controversy in May by using a satirical limerick to describe president Recep Tayyip Erdogan a "wankerer" who had sex with a goat.
Mr Johnson hit on the novel "washing machine diplomacy" agenda as he talked up the trade links between the UK and Turkey.
"We are lucky in the United Kingdom to be one of the biggest recipients of Turkish goods. I am... read more
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