Turkey's PM on Johnson

July 14, 2016 9:17 AM

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Turkey's PM on Johnson

Conservative MP Boris Johnson, made an "unfortunate statement" when he used Turkey's accession to the European Union negatively in posters during the UK referendum, the prime minister of Turkey has told BBC HARDtalk's Zeinab Badawi.

Speaking before Mr Johnson had been appointed UK foreign secretary, Prime Minister Yildirim said: "Turks aren't a threat for Europe. It's a big nation that will take over a big portion of burden from Europe."

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