BREAKING: Boris Johnson Has Resigned As Foreign Secretary

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Boris Johnson has resigned as foreign secretary, Downing Street confirms.

Sky’s political correspondent Tom Rayner reports that he was due to be at a summit of Balkan foreign ministers from western Balkan states in London this morning but did not attend.

Full statement from Downing Street:

“This afternoon, the prime minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as foreign secretary. His replacement will be announced shortly. The prime minister thanks Boris for his work.”

The news follows David Davis quitting as Brexit secretary late last night.

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