British foreign minister Boris Johnson. Photo: Reuters
British foreign minister Boris Johnson. Photo: Reuters

UK foreign minister Boris Johnson resigns

British foreign minister Boris Johnson resigned on Monday, days after Prime Minister Theresa May secured a deal from senior ministers on an EU exit strategy

London: British foreign minister Boris Johnson resigned on Monday, following former-Brexit minister David Davis out of the cabinet just days after Prime Minister Theresa May secured a hard-won agreement from senior ministers on an EU exit strategy.

“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 statement from May’s office said.

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