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Johnson Pledges Full Support for Liz Truss in Bitter UK Farewell

  • Outgoing premier hits back at those who ousted him from power
  • Hints that he’d be open to returning as leader in the future
Outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his leaving speech outside 10 Downing Street.

Outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his leaving speech outside 10 Downing Street.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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Boris Johnson pledged to give his full backing to new UK leader Liz Truss and called for unity in the ruling Conservative Party, even as he took a swipe at those who removed him.