Boris Johnson is set to be re-elected as UK’s prime minister with a landslide majority in the country's general elections on Friday, 13 December. The victory is expected to finally end the uncertainty over the Brexit deal.
Meanwhile Jeremy Corbyn announced his resignation as the Labour Party leader and said he will not lead the party in future elections.
Johnson thanked the Conservative Party's voters, candidates and volunteers. “We live in the greatest democracy in the world,” he tweeted.
- All 650 seats in the House of Commons were contested in the elections
- UK PM Boris Johnson called for elections to break the deadlock over the Brexit deal after the EU agreed to a three month extension to the 31 October deadline
- This is the UK’s third election in four years and the first December poll since 1923
Trump Congratulates Johnson on Win, Suggests 'Massive' Trade Deal
US President Donald Trump congratulated UK PM Boris Johnson “on his great WIN”. He also wrote about the possibility of a new trade deal after Brexit is over.
Congratulations to Boris Johnson on his great WIN! Britain and the United States will now be free to strike a massive new Trade Deal after BREXIT. This deal has the potential to be far bigger and more lucrative than any deal that could be made with the E.U. Celebrate Boris!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2019
PM Modi Congratulates UK’s Boris Johnson on His Return With a 'Thumping Majority'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Boris Johnson for his “return with a thumping majority” in the UK general elections.
“I wish him the best and look forward to working together for closer India-UK ties.” he wrote.
Johnson's Conservative Party Wins Parliamentary Majority
UK PM Boris Johnson and his conservative party have won overall majority in 2019 UK general election, passing the threshold of 326 seats, with more seats yet to be declared, reports BBC.
Results Show 'Powerful New Mandate' for Brexit: Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it looks like his Conservative Party has won “a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done” in the country’s general election.
He says the work of delivering Brexit will begin as soon as all the results are in from Thursday's vote.
Johnson called the election “historic” as he was announced the winner of his Uxbridge constituency in suburban London. The Conservatives appear to be on course to win a solid majority of the 650 seats in the House of Commons.
Won't Lead Labour Party in Future Elections: Corbyn
UK’s Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Friday, 13 December said that he would not lead Britain's main opposition Labour party at the next general election, after predictions of a crushing defeat at nationwide polls. "I will not lead the party in any future general election campaign," the veteran socialist, 70, said after winning his north London seat for the 10th time.
. Read more on World by The Quint.RSS & BJP’s Nehru-Netaji ‘Cosplay’: Irony Dies a Thousand DeathsAfter Modi, Trump Congratulates UK PM Boris Johnson on Win . Read more on World by The Quint.