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Boris Johnson mistakenly suggests Cop26 was in Edinburgh, not Glasgow

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Boris Johnson mistakenly suggests Cop26 was in Edinburgh, not Glasgow

Boris Johnson has mistakenly suggested that the Cop26 climate summit took place in Edinburgh, rather than Glasgow.

The prime minister was addressing the public during a Downing Street press conference on Sunday night alongside Cop26 President Alok Sharma when he confused the two Scottish cities.

“I don’t think Antonio Guterres - secretary-general of the UN - would want people to think we have cracked it here at Cop in Edinburgh, of course not. I totally agree with him about that,” Mr Johnson said.

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