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Boris Johnson's mobile number has been available on the Internet for 15 years

Boris Johnson’s mobile number has been available on the Internet for 15 years

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s personal mobile phone number has been available on the Internet for 15 years – British newspapers reported on Friday, raising concerns about Britain’s national security.

The BBC reports that the Conservative leader still uses the phone number that appeared at the bottom of the 2006 press release when Johnson was a member of the opposition.

The British government responded by reducing the risks to national security. “As far as I know, all safety protocols have been followed”, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak considers “part of making the Prime Minister special is that he is an incredibly approachable individual.”

Interior Minister Victoria Atkins, in a statement to the ITV station, stressed that “the Prime Minister is aware of his responsibilities in the matter of national security” and criticized the communications for revealing that the figure was in the public domain.

This Friday, When the AFP tried to call the number, it sent an automatic message saying the phone had been switched off.

This new revelation comes after Johnson was criticized, and recently his integrity has been questioned, especially by texting British businessman James Tyson.