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A new prime minister has been appointed in Britain: who is Keir Starmer

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В Британии назначили нового премьер-министра: кто такой Кир Стармер

Labor Party leader Keir Starmer led the British government after an audience with King Charles III at Buckingham Palace.

After a landslide victory in In early parliamentary elections held in Britain on July 4, Labor Party leader Keir Starmer officially became the country's Prime Minister.

Sky News reports this.

The report states that King Charles III invited Keir Starmer to take up the highest office in the land and form a new government during an audience at Buckingham Palace.

Introduction the new Prime Minister took place in the presence of the royal assistant Clive Alderton. According to tradition, he was the first, other than the king, to congratulate Keir Starmer upon leaving the audience chamber.

After the new British Prime Minister forms the Cabinet of Ministers, the composition of the new government must be symbolically approved by the King.

“This is Sir Cyrus's chance to explain to the King what he wants to do first in the first session of legislative changes,” royal commentator Alastair Bruce explained the contents of the audience.

What is known about Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer was born in London on 2 September 1962.

He was a Queen's Counsel from 2002 and has served as a fellow at the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex, a human rights consultant to the Association of Chief Police Officers, and a human rights adviser to the Northern Ireland Police Review Board.

From 2008 to 2013Keir Starmer served as Chief Prosecutor of the Crown Prosecution Service and as Chief prosecutor.

In 2015 Sir Keir's political career began.

Even before the full-scale Russian invasion, Keir Starmer called for the introduction of anti-Russian sanctions. He does not plan to reduce support for Ukraine, and also advocates a gradual increase in defense spending to 2.5% of GDP.

In February 2023 Keir Starmer visited Kiev and met with President Volodymyr Zelensky. Later, Starmer directly stated that the UK's leadership on the issue of supporting Ukraine would remain and would not be revised.

Starmer supported issuing an arrest warrant for Putin and creating an international tribunal to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against Ukraine.

Recall that the Labour Party routed the Conservatives in the early UK elections, winning 412 of the 650 seats in parliament.

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