British Prime Minister Johnson is no longer welcome in Russia immediately

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, like some members of his government and government officials, is no longer welcome in Russia. Russia’s foreign ministry said on Saturday, the AFP news agency reported. Russia made the decision due to “inappropriate hostile action by the British government”. In particular, the United Kingdom has been accused of ‘imposing sanctions against senior Russian government officials’. Britain has imposed sanctions against Russian members of government, companies and oligarchs since the start of the war.

In addition to Johnson, the blacklist includes Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace and Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the BBC reported. British television has a complete list, which includes nine more names. The United Kingdom has not yet responded to the Russian ban.

Russia’s defense ministry further claims that the United Kingdom is exacerbating the situation in Ukraine through a “political campaign aimed at Russia’s international isolation” aimed at “suffocating the domestic economy”. Boris Johnson traveled to Kyiv earlier this month to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on financial and military assistance. He also promised to deliver 120 armored vehicles to Ukraine.

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