Former prime minister’s comments about call to Russian president just before invasion come in new BBC documentary Boris Johnson has said that Vladimir Putin claimed he could have sent a missile to hit Britain “within a minute”, in a call just before the invasion of Ukraine.
The former prime minister’s comments came in a three-part documentary for BBC Two looking at the conflict in Ukraine and the lead up to Russia’s invasion in February last year.
It had been in a conversation about hypothetical support for Nato on Russia’s borders if Putin decided to invade, as Johnson tried to talk Putin down.
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Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Says Putin Threatened To Kill Him ‘With A Missile’ Just Before The Invasion