Jeremy Hunt's latest gaffe: Slovenia was 'Soviet vassal state'

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Published on 23 Feb 2019, 13:31
The UK foreign secretary has mistakenly referred to Slovenia as a 'Soviet vassal state' during his visit to Ljubljana to discuss the Brexit negotiations with his counterpart, Miro Cerar. Slovenia was in fact the wealthiest state of the former Yugoslavia, which was outside the iron curtain and formed part of the Non-Aligned Movement
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