June 23, 2024

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After another setback for Boris Johnson, the UK appointed a minister to deal with Brexit

Foreign Minister Lee Hsien Loong will hold talks with the European Union following the resignation of David Frost on Saturday.

Ben Stansel / AFPLiz Truss takes over Brexit talks after David Frost resigns

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, This Sunday, the 19th, Foreign Minister Liz Truss was appointed to take office-Brexit This is the hardest week for a conservative leader since the resignation of negotiator David Frost this Saturday. Truss, 46, will hold talks with the head of British diplomacy from September European union About the controversial protocol governing special customs agreements with Northern Ireland, according to a government report. “The Minister of State for Relations with the European Union will immediately assume the responsibility,” the statement said.

Following the announcement, European Commission Vice President Maros Shefkovic said on Twitter that he would “continue to co-operate with the UK in the same constructive spirit”. After first defending his stay in the EU during the 2016 referendum, the former foreign trade minister changed his mind, explaining that he saw Brexit as a source of economic opportunity. Truss is a popular figure in the conservative majority order. His name will continue to appear as Johnson’s successor. Brexit secretary of state David Frost resigned after a meeting on Saturday night, saying he did not agree with the current prime minister’s government’s guidance. Mail on Sunday Posted the message. Meanwhile, talks with the EU on the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol are not over and are expected to resume in January.

An important stage for Boris Johnson

Two years after his election victory in support of Brexit’s promise of victory, Johnson finds himself surrounded by corruption, and this week faced an uprising from his political group over anti – epidemic measures, following which he lost the Conservative stronghold in a partial election. England. It also faces a burst of lawsuits Govit-19 Micron is caused by variation. In his resignation letter from Downing Street on Saturday night, David Frost outlined his departure as new regulations to combat the corona virus, tax increases and policies to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Boris Johnson said he was “sorry” that David Frost had left, and thanked him for the work he had done. This Sunday, Health Minister Sajid Javed told the channel Sky News Frost “understood” the reasons that led the “politician” to resign. He announced that he had appointed Frost in place of British Foreign Secretary Liz Tres Brexit. Downing Street This Sunday.

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* With information from AFP