Foreign Minister Liz Truss, one of the leading candidates of the ruling Conservative Party in England, became the new prime minister of the country. Thus, Truss, the country's third female prime minister, said in her first statement, "As a conservative, I will run the country, we will keep the promises we made to the voters in 2019."
While the voting process for the seat to be vacant from Boris Johnson in the ruling Conservative Party in the UK was completed, it was announced that Truss would sit on both the party chair and the prime minister's seat.
In the voting, 81 thousand 326 votes were cast for Truss and 60 thousand 399 votes for Altar. Thus, Truss won 57,3 percent of the votes. This rate was recorded as the lowest rate since the Conservative party began electing its leaders by voting.
Previous party leader Boris Johnson got 66,4 percent, David Cameron 67,6 percent and Iain Duncan Smith 60,7 percent.
Making statements after his name was announced, Truss promised to fight the energy crisis with the message of determination to realize the tax cuts he promised before the election.
Meeting with Queen Elizabeth
Truss, who was elected the leader of the Conservative Party in England, will meet with Queen Elizabeth in Scotland today to take up the mandate to form the government. “I intend to deliver on the promises I made to the voters in 2019,” Truss said. I will come up with a bold plan to cut taxes and grow our economy. We will deal with long-term issues related to energy supply. We will deal with the crisis in people's energy bills. We will achieve great success with the Conservative Party in 2024,” he said.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will present his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, who is spending her holiday at Balmoral Manor in Scotland today, after which Truss will receive the mandate from the Queen to form the new government. After meeting with the Queen, the new Prime Minister Truss will return to the capital, London, where he will make a speech.
Who Is Liz Truss, How Old Is She?
Elizabeth Mary Truss (born 26 July 1975) is a British Conservative politician best known for serving as Secretary of State since 2021 and Minister for Women and Equality since 2019. Elected British Prime Minister After Boris Johnson in September 2022 she. As a member of the Conservative Party, Truss has held several cabinet positions in the governments of Prime Minister David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson.
Truss promised to "examine" the relocation of the British embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
He stated that the UK and Turkey are “European NATO allies” and called for deepening the UK-Turkey cooperation on “energy, defense and security”. Truss said he would continue to support Cyprus "in its efforts to reunify within the framework of international law and in helping to find a peaceful and lasting solution" to its problem between the Greek Cypriots and the TRNC.
He declared that the Chinese government would not remain silent about its treatment of the Uighur people and that it supports sanctions against China.
Truss is known for his economic libertarian views and support for free trade.
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