Liz Truss to skip G20 assembly, return to UK – BBC — RT World Information
British overseas secretary will reportedly return to London as fallout from PM’s resignation spreads
British International Secretary Liz Truss is not going to attend the upcoming assembly of G20 overseas ministers in Indonesia, BBC reported on Thursday. She plans to return to London as a result of resignation of Tory chief Boris Johnson.
Her return was additionally reported by Guardian chief political correspondent Jessica Elgot.
After Johnson introduced his determination to resign as Tory chief and prime minister, Truss stated he “made the appropriate determination” and complimented his report in workplace.
“We want calmness and unity now and to maintain governing whereas a brand new chief is discovered,” she added in a tweet.
Truss is taken into account one of many contenders for the get together management.
Johnson tendered his resignation as the pinnacle of the Conservative Get together after dozens of presidency officers refused to work for him this week. In accordance with a separate report by the British broadcaster, he desires to maintain his job as the pinnacle of the British authorities till autumn.
The walkout was triggered by Downing Road’s admission that the prime minister knew about allegations of sexual misconduct towards MP Chris Pincher when he appointed him deputy chief whip. Pincher resigned the place final week.
The G20 International Minister’s assembly is scheduled for Thursday and Friday.
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