Hammond Says Leadsom Is Invisible in EU as Campaign Heats Up

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  • Leadership fight intensifies as Leadsom ignites motherhood row
  • Hammond says Leadsom’s rival May is ‘known commodity’ in EU

Andrea Leadsom issues a statement regarding the newspaper article, outside her home on July 9.

Photographer: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Andrea Leadsom lacks the international credentials to be prime minister as the Tory leadership candidate also drew fire at home for suggesting motherhood makes her better qualified than her rival, Theresa May.

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