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Kim Darroch resigns: Boris Johnson blamed for UK ambassador quitting over row with Donald Trump

WorldNews Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Kim Darroch resigns: Boris Johnson blamed for UK ambassador quitting over row with Donald TrumpBoris Johnson has been accused of throwing the UK's top diplomat in the US under the bus after Sir Kim Darroch quit over a row with Donald Trump. The UK's ambassador to the US stepped down the day after he was called "wacky" and a "very stupid guy" by the US President. Mr Trump had lashed out after it emerged Sir Kim had branded him "inept" in leaked confidential memos. The fallout has engulfed the Tory leadership race, with Mr Johnson refusing to back Darroch during a television debate with his leadership rival Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday night. Mr Johnson is now being blamed for forcing Sir Kim out of his job by deciding to put his support behind Mr Trump. Foreign Office minister Sir Alan...
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Boris Johnson has reaffirmed his support for former Ambassador Kim Darroch, after being accused by some Conservative MPs of "betraying" the ambassador. Report by Carrf. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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