In a major gaffe, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemed to have been confused between the ongoing farmers’ protests in India and the India-Pakistan dispute. Responding to a question on the ongoing farmers’ protest in India, PM Johnson said that the UK government’s stance on the dispute between India and Pakistan is a bilateral one. Later, when India Today sought clarification, a UK government spokesperson said that the Prime Minister had “misheard” the question and that the Foreign Office is “closely” following the protests in India. Watch this video to know more.
December 10, 2020