Tuesday 30 May 2023 - 6:41:13 pm

Boris Johnson resigns as British PM

LONDON, 7th July, 2022 (WAM) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today his resignation from the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party.

At a press conference held at the government headquarters in the British capital of London, Johnson said the timetable for choosing a new party leader will be announced next week, indicating that he will continue as Prime Minister until a new party leader is chosen.

"Today, I have appointed a cabinet to serve, as I will, until a new leader is in place," he said.

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