Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at the Munich Security Conference
The 52-year-old who was a key figure in the pro-Brexit campaign, told a high-level audience of world leaders and foreign and defence heads at a security conference to” Give Donald Trump a chance”.
The conference is being held in Munich with around 30 world leaders as well as 80 foreign and defence ministers attending.
More to follow.
Foreign Minister Boris Johnson at the Munich Security Conference
Mr Johnson also said that despite the UK leaving the European Union (EU) in the future it would still remain loyal to its European partners.
He said: “Does Brexit mean the end of the EU? Emphatically not. We’ll leave the EU but remain supportive of our European partner.”
He was appearing on a panel discussion alongside US Senator John McCain and others under the title of ‘The Future of the West: Downfall or Comeback?’