UK Ambassador to U.S. resigns after leaked memos furore

UK Ambassador to U.S. resigns after leaked memos furore

UK Ambassador to U.S. resigns after leaked memos furore

By / USA News / Thursday, 11 July 2019 07:51

Fresh twist in the row between the US and UK over leaked diplomatic emails; British envoy to Washington DC Kim Darroch quits; Prime Minister Theresa May expresses regret over the development, says officials need to be able to give full & frank advice.

Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned after Donald Trump labeled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos from the envoy in which he branded the U.S. president's administration inept.

Memos from Darroch were leaked to a British Sunday newspaper, infuriating Trump who launched a stinging Twitter attack on both the envoy and May who had given him her full support.

Prime Minister Theresa May said that she regretted that Britain's ambassador to the United States had felt the need to resign, adding that officials needed to be able to give "full and frank advice".



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