The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson, speaking at a conference in Rome, criticized Saudi Arabia – a key ally of Western countries in the middle East.
According to him, Saudi Arabia and Iran – the puppeteers leading the war with the help of its satellites. He also said that the Kingdom of distorting Islam to promote political goals.
«This is one of the main problems of the region. In my opinion, the tragedy is that in these States there are not enough strong leaders, there are no large pieces, ready to cross the boundaries of the Sunni-Shiite divide,» he said.
The statement made a few days ago, it was published shortly after the talks, Prime Minister Theresa may and the king of Saudi Arabia Salman.
The words of Johnson, is known for his careless remarks are a departure from the traditional policy of the British government, which has never criticizing allies publicly.
The press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs had to comment, Recalling a later statement by Johnson: «As the Minister said on Sunday that Saudi Arabia is our ally. We support its efforts to protect the borders and security of citizens.»