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Ex UK PM, Liz Truss chairs her final cabinet meeting, delivers emotional departure speech

In her final message to the nation on Tuesday, outgoing British Prime Minister Liz Truss wished her successor, Rishi Sunak, "every success for the good" of the United Kingdom.

By wasmulhaq 
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London: In her final message to the nation on Tuesday, outgoing British Prime Minister Liz Truss wished her successor, Rishi Sunak, “every success for the good” of the United Kingdom.

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As she left 10 Downing Street, Sunak, the first person of Indian origin to become prime minister of the UK, will officially assume office after his meeting with King Charles today, as per protocol.

During her departure speech in London, Truss stated, “I am more convinced than ever that we need to be courageous and be ready to face the issues bravely.”

She continued by describing how she had assisted other companies in preventing bankruptcy and reinstated energy independence so that they were “no longer dependent on foreign forces.”

Speaking about the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Truss argued that the latter must be helped in their struggle against Moscow.

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“Democracies must be capable of meeting the needs of their own citizens. We must be able to outperform dictatorial governments where a small number of people hold all the powers. “We must aid Ukraine more than ever in their valiant struggle against Putin’s aggression.”

“Our nation is still struggling, but I have faith in Britain.” “I have faith in the British people and am confident that better times are ahead,” she said in her speech.

Before formally submitting her resignation to King Charles III at Buckingham Palace, the departing prime minister presided over her final cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street.

 

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