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Protests outside the Russian embassy – what is Boris Johnson up to now? | Mary Dejevsky

Facetious or in earnest, the foreign secretary’s call in the Commons shows just how hard it was for him to defend the government’s line of inaction on Syria You never quite know what Boris Johnson is up to. Was he mischief-making, articulating a new official policy or demonstrating his inexperience when he asked why Britons were not flocking to the Russian embassy to protest against its actions in Syria? Where, the foreign secretary mused, echoing the campaigning Labour MP Ann Clywd, was the Stop the War Coalition when you needed them? (Both politicians were speaking at the Commons debate on Syria yesterday).
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