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13/10/2013 11:54 BST | Updated 13/10/2013 12:15 BST

Boris Johnson's Foreign Policy - Not On China, But On Syria, Iran, Israel, Libya..

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, is interviewed after delivering his speech in the Main Hall of Manchester Central on the third day, and penultimate day, of the Conservative Party Conference on October 1, 2013 in Manchester, England. David Cameron has unveiled a Government pilot scheme for GP surgeries to open from 8am until 8pm seven days, backed by 50 million GBP of funding. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Boris Johnson became uncharacteristically coy in an Sunday interview which saw him probed on China - and challenged as to whether he could even say the name of the Dalai Lama.

The Mayor was asked by Sky's Dermot Murnaghan about China's human rights record and whether that was ever taken into consideration as the UK forged business ties with the nation.

"My job as Mayor is not to have a foreign policy but to get on and promote the interests of the greatest city on earth which is what we’re doing," Johnson said.

But he's not been backwards in coming forwards when it comes to other countries...

Boris Johnson's Foreign Policy