Boris Johnson in new row over ‘siphoning off’ from foreign aid budget

Boris Johnson in new row over ‘siphoning off’ from foreign aid budget

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Foreign secretary criticised for diverting new £700m ‘empowerment fund’ away from countries in Africa and Middle East

Boris Johnson has been criticised for “siphoning off” from the UK’s foreign aid budget to fund diplomacy in former Soviet states and the Middle East via a new £700m “pro-democracy” fund.

The row came as the foreign secretary embarked on a two-day visit to the Gambia and Ghana, where he will announce that the Gambia is to rejoin the Commonwealth.

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