July 8, 2022 (New Delhi): Responding to the resignation of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Joe Biden on Thursday emphasized the “special relationship” between the US and Britain. Biden said the relationship “remains strong and enduring.” In his statement, Biden did not explicitly mention Johnson’s name or his resignation, but underlined that the US would continue to work with the UK government on important issues, including the war in Ukraine.
“The United Kingdom and the United States are the closest friends and allies, and the special relationship between our peoples remains strong and enduring,” Biden said in his statement.
The US President said, “I look forward to continuing our close cooperation with the Government of the United Kingdom, as well as our allies and partners around the world, on a number of important priorities. This includes a strong and strong commitment to supporting the people of Ukraine including maintaining a united approach as they defend themselves against Putin’s brutal war on their democracy, and holding Russia accountable for its actions.”
Let us tell you that British PM Boris Johnson on Thursday announced his resignation as the leader of the Conservative Party. After this announcement, the new leader of the party will be elected who will become the new Prime Minister of the country. Johnson, 58, said he would remain in charge of 10 Downing Street until the process of electing a new party leader was completed. Also, the convention of the Conservative Party is to be held in October and by that time the process of election of the new leader will be completed.