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Boris Johnson: Let's put differences aside and make decade of prosperity

Christian Fernsby |
The U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson called on Britons to put aside their differences and “turn the page” in his 2020 New Year’s message.

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The U.K. prime minister said it was time to end the “division, rancor and uncertainty,” in an acknowledgment of the public divide over Brexit.

“Let’s make this the moment when we put the divisions behind us,” Boris Johnson said in a video message.

“That oven-ready deal I talked about so much during the election campaign has already had its plastic covering pierced and been placed in the microwave,” Boris Johnson said.

Johnson pledged the 2020s would be “a decade of prosperity and opportunity.” Boris Johnson also promised “no more elections, no more referendums” in the coming year.

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