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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been mocked on social media for mistakenly calling U.K. leader Boris Johnson by the wrong name — and then attempting to cover up his blunder with a clumsily edited video.Netanyahu, who met with Johnson in London last week, made the error during a Sunday meeting with his Cabinet. “I’ve returned…

Israeli Top Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been mocked on social media for mistakenly calling U.K. leader Boris Johnson by the defective title — and then attempting to cowl up his blunder with a clumsily edited video.

Netanyahu, who met with Johnson in London final week, made the error at some stage in a Sunday assembly with his Cabinet. 

“I’ve returned from a actually enjoyable focus on over with in London, where I’ve met with Top Minister Boris Yeltsin and the U.S. defense secretary,” Netanyahu acknowledged, utilizing the title of the aged Russian president who died in 2007

Netanyahu’s ministers right now interjected, declaring his mistake. 

The Israeli leader reacted with a smile and corrected himself. “Boris Johnson,” he repeated, adding that he’d merely been checking to see if every person changed into once paying attention. 

Though Netanyahu looked as if it would shrug off the walk-of-the-tongue, the gaffe changed into once conspicuously missing from an legitimate video of the assembly later launched by the high minister’s administrative center. 

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The video presentations Netanyahu talking of his fresh focus on over with to the U.K. ― nonetheless as a replace of his Yeltsin walk-up, footage of Netanyahu asserting “Boris Johnson” changed into once spliced in. 

Netanyahu ― who is days some distance from a terminate-over election ― changed into once teased for his blooper on Twitter.

A doctored explain of the high minister’s re-election poster changed into once circulated on the social media platform. The poster on the open confirmed Netanyahu shaking hands with U.S. President Donald Trump, nonetheless the counterfeit photos confirmed the Israeli leader getting chummy with Yeltsin as a replace. 

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