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    'Folly' for UK, US to Further Demonize Russia, Pushing it Into Corner - Johnson

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    The United Kingdom and the United States should pursue a twin-track strategy of "engagement and vigilance" with Russia instead of further "demonizing" Moscow, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Tuesday.

    MOSCOW, January 10 (Sputnik) — The foreign secretary stressed that a twin "strategy of engagement and vigilance is what is required" in Washington and London's relations with Moscow.

    "The point that we have made to the incoming [US] administration and indeed on Capitol Hill is just this, as I said earlier on… it would be folly for us further to demonize Russia or to push Russia into a corner," Johnson told US lawmakers.

    Johnson was in New York to meet key members of US President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday, followed by senior US lawmakers in Washington, DC.


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      Folly indeed Boris, a interesting choice of word! Folly; engagement in a foolish act that is fraught with some form of unwelcome repercussions.
      What Boris really means is we cant push any harder without losing more of our gains it is wise now to attempt to safe guard those gains by pretending to be friends.

      Sorry Boris, you will need to do substantially better than that before Russia opens the door to its open pit of wealth you so want to get your hands on.
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