The Northern Irish Chief Minister, the Unionist Arlene foster, announced this Wednesday that he resigned from his political position and from the leadership of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) after an internal revolt of discontent over his management of Brexit, as reported Efe.
Foster has tried to downplay the expulsion attempt, after a significant number of elected DUP representatives, both in Westminster and Stormont, have signed a motion of no confidence this Tuesday.
In a statement published 24 hours later, the prime minister, who has led the party for more than five years, announced her imminent resignation, after to note that it has been the "privilege of his life" to represent the people of Northern Ireland. "I have sought to take the party and Northern Ireland away from the division and onto a better path," he pointed out.
"It is important to give space to those responsible for the party so that prepare to organize a leadership election process in the coming weeks”, Declared the Protestant leader in a statement released this Wednesday, as the Irish Times has found.
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