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Boris Johnson elected as next UK prime minister

Boris Johnson will be the next Prime Minister of England after he won the Conservative Party leadership election.

Johnson won against Jeremy Hunt at 66.4%. Hunt’s votes were 46,656 while Johnson’s vote were 92,143.

Theresa May announced that she has resigned as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 7 after failing to successfully break the Brexit deadlock.

US President Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson, saying he will be great.

“Congratulations to Boris Johnson on becoming the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will be great!” said Trump.

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