Turkey, Politics, Europe

Turkish president congratulates UK's Boris Johnson

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he believes Turkish-UK relations will develop further in new era

Jeyhun Aliyev   | 23.07.2019
Turkish president congratulates UK's Boris Johnson

ANKARA 

Turkey’s president on Tuesday congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming the U.K.’s next prime minister and head of the ruling Conservative Party.

On Twitter, Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Johnson and wished him success as prime minister.

"I congratulate @BorisJohnson, who became the U.K.'s 77th prime minister, and wish him success in his new position," he wrote.

"I believe Turkish-United Kingdom relations will develop further in this new era."

After besting his rival Jeremy Hunt, Johnson, 55, will take over the government from Theresa May, who is set to leave her official residence at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday.


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