Boris Johnson uses washing machine diplomacy in Turkish charm offensive
Boris Johnson has heaped praise on his Turkish-built washing machine after the country's prime minister warned that the Foreign Secretary needed to make amends after penning a rude poem about its head of state.
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... read more
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