A woman who protested against Boris Johnson in Luxembourg has "set the record straight" on the truth behind the headlines

After prime minister Boris Johnson claimed he was forced to abandon a press conference with Luxembourg’s prime minister because of loud protestors, demonstrators were accused of “humiliating” the UK and "ambushing" him.

But Catherine from Luxembourg called Nick Ferrari on LBC Radio on Tuesday to reveal what really happened.

She said:

We heard on Friday he was coming to Luxembourg and we decided we would go and welcome him. As you can see, it hasn't been taken very kindly by people who back Brexit and the right-wing press in the UK.

There was no ambush. A lot of us are in our 40s and 50s, there were some youngsters, but most people were working or at schools so they couldn't attend the demonstration. There were about 50 of us, some say 75.

We were noisy. We were booing when he arrived and were calling him a liar - which we can back up on the basis of his record.

We asked by the press to not make any noise while Mr Johnson spoke because the press wanted to hear what he had to say. We, being reasonable people who can be reasoned with, decided that was perfectly acceptable.

Catherine says protestors would have let the prime minister speak had he taken to the podium.

When he came out, we booed him. And if he took the lectern, we would have piped down. We're not hoodlums causing violent scuffles in the street.

He never took the stand, which I consider to be an act of cowardice.

Watch the full video:

HT: LBC

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