August 7, 2022
After Johnson's resignation, the United States maintained close ties with the United Kingdom

After Johnson’s resignation, the United States maintained close ties with the United Kingdom

The US will maintain “close cooperation” with the UK, which includes supporting Ukraine against Russian aggression. President Joe Biden This Thursday (7), hours later Boris Johnson has announced his resignation as Prime Minister.


“The United Kingdom and the United States are our closest friends and allies, and the special relationship between our peoples is strong and enduring,” Biden said in a statement.




“I look forward to continuing our close cooperation with the UK government,” the US president added, “which includes a strong and united focus on supporting the people of Ukraine while stopping Ukraine’s brutal war.” [Vladimir] Putin Its anti-democratic and hold Russia accountable for its actions.


Biden’s initial statement issued by the White House did not mention Johnson by name.


When UK Prime Minister David Cameron resigned in 2016 following the Brexit vote, US President Barack Obama hailed him as “a great friend and partner on the world stage”.


Dozens of officials, some of them high-ranking ministers, resigned from the leadership of the Conservative Party on Thursday amid a series of scandals within the government.

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