Boris Johnson rules himself out of PM race

2016-06-30 13:10

London - Boris Johnson, a prominent campaigner for British withdrawal from the European Union, says he will not be a candidate for leadership of Conservative Party.

 Johnson's decision means Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May are front-runners in the race.

They and others will compete to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron.

Johnson, announcing he will not stand as Conservative leader says: "Having consulted colleagues and in view of the circumstances of Parliament I have concluded that person cannot be me."


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