Is this Boris Yeltsin or Boris Johnson?
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Is this Boris Yeltsin or Boris Johnson?

Benjamin Netanyahu has just returned from a London meeting with late former Russian President Boris Yeltsin, apparently.

Boris Yeltsin, we think.
Boris Yeltsin, we think.

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A clearly jetlagged Benjamin Netanyahu raised a few eyebrows among bewildered cabinet colleagues on Sunday morning by announcing he’d returned from a trip to London to meet 12-years-dead former Russian President Boris Yeltsin.

The Israeli prime minister had, of course, just flown back from a whistlestop trip to Downing Street for talks with Boris Johnson who, much like his late Russian namesake, stands accused of political mismanagement, overseeing massive growth in inequality and undermining his country’s standing as a world power. So perhaps Bibi wasn’t a million miles away after all.

Watch Benjamin Franklin’s, ahem, we mean Benjamin Netanyahu’s faux par below.

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