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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quits to add to pressure on PM May over Brexit

Press Trust of India  |  London 

today resigned as UK's amid a growing political crisis over Theresa May's strategy.

Johnson is second to quit within hours following Secretary David Davis's exit.

His departure came 30 minutes before is due to address Parliament about her new plan, which has angered many Tory MPs, the reported.

The UK is due to leave the 28-member on March 29, 2019, but the two sides have yet to agree how trade will work between them afterwards.

In a statement, No 10 thanked Johnson for his work and said a replacement would be announced shortly, the report said.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 19:50 IST