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Boris Johnson becomes new UK Foreign Secretary

He has a history of insulting foreign leaders and overseas gaffes

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He’s called Africans “piccaninnies” and Papua New Guineans “cannibals,” and once referred to Hillary Clinton as a “sadistic nurse in a mental hospital.”

On a trip to Tokyo in 2015 he wiped out a 10-year-old schoolboy during a game of touch rugby, and in May he won a £1,000 prize for a poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan having sex with a goat.

Meet the UK’s new Foreign Secretary, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, also known as “BoJo.”

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