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A video viral on social media showing Boris Johnson offering tea to journalists.

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News CLAIM: A video viral on social media showing Boris Johnson offering tea to journalists.

Reporters visited UK PM Boris Johnson after he recovered from illness.
His home is like an old hut with brick walls, narrow untiled lane,
The living room was v small so he got out the tea. He met them with disheveled hair and casual clothes, Yes he is an #OrdinaryMan but a confident PM

Some  Reporters visiting Boris Johnson in his personal house after recovery from illness. It is an old Military shed approached by a narrow road and there is no sufficient space in the drawing-room, therefore, the Prime Minister offered them tea outside his home in mugs of different

Some reporters visited the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson who had recovered from his illness.

His home is like the old abandoned military hut with very old red brick walls. The road is narrow and there is no tile, just like ordinary people living in a small lane.
The living room was too small, so he had to hold the tea tray and entertain the reporters outdoors. All the teacups are of a different kind. He met them with disheveled hair, casual clothes but with a confident smile of a Prime Minister.

TRUTH & Verification

A video shared by over thousands on social media which shows UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson offering cups of tea to journalists. The video is viral since the UK Prime Minister recently recovered from coronavirus illness.  The video shows Johnson approaching a group of journalists, with a tray and offering tea.

On March 27, 2020, the prime minister tweeted about his sickness stating, “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.

I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.”

The video is available on YouTube since Aug 18, 2018. Published by the Telegraph and titled as “Boris offers reporters tea as he stays quiet over burka row”

VERDICT: False





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