Johnson laid flowers at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier and honored the memory of Nemtsov

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotomancer foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson, during a meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov. 22 Dec 2017Johnson laid flowers at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier and honored the memory of Nemtsov© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

The head of the British foreign Ministry Boris Johnson laid flowers at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall and paid tribute to the memory of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

«I am honored to pay tribute at the tomb of the Unknown soldier near the Kremlin wall in Moscow, paying tribute to the victims, which brought the Russian military during the Second world war,» was signed by Minister posted on Twitter a photo where he lays a wreath at the memorial.

Johnson also posted a photo of his visit to the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky bridge where Nemtsov was murdered. The Minister laid flowers at the murder scene. «Justice must prevail», — he signed photo.

Visited Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge to lay flowers at the scene of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov»s murder. Justice must be served. pic.twitter.com/FBQjxJ5UiR

— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) 22 December 2017.

The head of the British diplomatic service also said on his Twitter page about a meeting with Russian rights activists and shared his impressions of the talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

Johnson on Friday in Moscow. This is the first visit of foreign Minister of great Britain in Russia for 5.5 years. After talks with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Johnson said he wants «to improve relations between our peoples.»

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