The Independent argues that the decision by Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, to cancel his visit to Moscow to meet Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, on Monday is a disappointing admission of Britain’s irrelevance in world affairs. It argues that it would have been a significant trip, the first by a British foreign secretary for five years.
Source: The cancellation of Boris Johnson’s trip to Moscow puts Britain in its place in the world | The Independent
The article concludes by questioning the dream of many Brexiteers of ‘Britain as a powerful, buccaneering nation, charting its own course in world’.
Whilst Theresa May was one of the first global leaders to offer public support to Trump for his Syrian intervention last week, it is clear that the ‘Special Relationship‘ is not so special with Boris as FS.