Boris Johnson quits as UK Foreign Secretary; second Brexit resignation in 24 hours | News | DW


Boris Johnson on Monday resigned as UK foreign minister, the second resignation from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet in less than 24 hours.

“This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary,” an emailed statement from May’s office said. “His replacement will be announced shortly. The Prime Minister thanks Boris for his work.”

There was no immediate statement from Johnson, who had been expected as co-host of an afternoon summit on the Western Balkans in London on Monday but did not show up. His resignation was announced around an hour…



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