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The British authorities says Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has resigned, amid a widening cut up within the Cabinet over Brexit.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s workplace mentioned May accepted the resignation on Monday and can announce a alternative quickly.
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“This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. His replacement will be announced shortly. The Prime Minister thanks Boris for his work,” an emailed assertion from May’s workplace mentioned.
A pacesetter of the marketing campaign to take Britain out of the European Union, Johnson was below stress to behave after the resignation of David Davis as Brexit secretary.
Davis give up late Sunday saying he couldn’t help May’s plans for shut commerce and regulatory ties with the bloc after the U.Ok. leaves the European Union subsequent yr.
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—With information from Reuters
Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-07-09 10:16:05, as ‘Boris Johnson resigns as U.Ok. international secretary amid Brexit dispute – National