Johnson says Islamist terrorism not an existential threat to UK

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LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Islamist terrorism was “simply not an existential threat” to Britain.

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, London, December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

“It is a scourge, a disease, a malaise but we can get on top of it,” he said in a speech in London.

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