Jeremy hunt and Boris Johnsonphoto: Reuters
The British foreign Secretary Jeremy hunt resigned after the appointment of Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister of the country. About this he wrote on his Twitter page.
“It would be my honor to continue working in the foreign office, but I understand that the new Prime Minister must select his team,” he said. In the words of hunt, Johnson offered him another position, but he decided that after nine years of work in the Cabinet, it’s time to “return to the back benches” — become a regular Deputy.
The politician added that he was a member of the government every hour of the lives of his children, so now is the time to be a good father. He also thanked party members for the support given to him and, in turn, promised to give Johnson his full support.
Since the appointment of a new Prime Minister from the government have already gone some Ministers, Reuters reports. Part was also dismissed. In particular, left the posts of Finance Minister, Philip Hammond, head of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers David Lidington, Minister of justice David GOK and the Minister for international development, Rory Stewart, reports TASS. Lost their jobs, also the Minister of defence penny Mordaunt, Minister of transport, Chris Grayling, the Minister of education Damian hinds and others.
Johnson officially took office as the new Prime Minister on 24 July. Queen Elizabeth II commissioned him to form a Cabinet.
July 23, Johnson chose the new head of the Conservative party and consequently Prime Minister. In the race for the post he walked around the hunt. After winning, the politician said that he intends to charge the country with energy and to unite it, and to hold a Brexit.
Johnson previously held the post of foreign Minister of great Britain. With her, he left in July of 2018 due to disagreements on the issue of Brexit. The politician is one of the main opponents of the “soft deal”, which the EU agreed at the time, Prime Minister Theresa may. To the Minister of foreign Affairs, he was mayor of London from 2008 to 2016.
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