Boris Johnson resigns

London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has finally resigned after months of controversies. Resigning from the post of Prime Minister, he said that the party will now choose a new leader. He will continue to hold the responsibility till a new leader is elected. It is believed that the new leader of the Conservative Party will be elected by October. Earlier, 50 ministers and lawmakers in Johnson’s government had resigned. After that the pressure on him to leave the post had increased. Indian-origin Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss and Jeremy Hunt are being considered as strong contenders for the post of Prime Minister.

However, after Johnson’s resignation as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party on Thursday, the way has been opened for the selection of a new prime minister in Britain. Johnson, who escaped a no-confidence motion in his own party just days ago, said on Thursday outside 10, Downing Street – it is clear that the Conservative Party’s desire in Parliament is that the party should have a new leader. This should mean a new prime minister. Significantly, in 2019, Johnson replaced the then Prime Minister Theresa May.

Boris Johnson said in an emotional tone that he was resigning from his post after several resignations against his leadership from even his closest team, but he would remain in office until a new prime minister was elected. During his three-year tenure as Prime Minister, there were many controversies, the most important of which was partying at the Prime Minister’s residence during the Corona epidemic. However, he said – the race for Tory leadership will require a new timetable. This timetable may be announced next week.

Announcing his resignation, Johnson said – there is no one in politics whose place no one else can take. I am sorry that I did not succeed. He further said- I am sad that I am leaving the best work in the world. Johnson said – I will support the new leader and the new leader will continue to support Ukraine. However, according to British media reports, a new leader will be elected in the next few days and the winning leader will replace Boris Johnson at the party’s annual convention in early October.

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