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Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as foreign secretary

By CECILY LIU  in London | China Daily | Updated: 2018-07-10 04:01
Britain's new Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt talks to the media outside the Foreign Office in central London, Britain, July 9, 2018. [Photo/Agencies]

British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt as foreign secretary on Monday following the resignation of Boris Johnson.

Johnson resigned in protest to May's approach to Brexit negotiations, which he believes do not give the UK sufficient independence in the EU.

His resignation follows the resignation late Sunday of former Brexit secretary David Davies, who left his post for similar reasons, creating further uncertainty for the Brexit negotiations.

Contact the writer at Cecily.liu@mail.chinadailyuk.com

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