The Kremlin on Monday dismissed as a “lie” accusations from former British prime minister Boris Johnson that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally threatened him with a missile assault.
“What Mr Johnson mentioned just isn’t true. Extra exactly it is a lie,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov informed reporters.
“Furthermore, that is both a aware lie — then it is advisable to ask Mr Johnson for what function he selected this model of occasions — Or it was unintentional and in reality he did not perceive what President Putin was speaking to him about.”
The obvious risk got here in a phone name simply earlier than Moscow ordered troops into Ukraine in February 2022, based on a brand new BBC documentary to be broadcast on Monday.
“I do know what was mentioned throughout this dialog… There have been no missile threats,” Mr Peskov mentioned.
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