British lawmaker Warsi resigns from Govt over Gaza issue
LONDON: United Kingdom’s minister Baroness Sayeeda Warsi announced her resignation from the Government due to UK’s policy on Gaza issue, ARY News reports in Islamabad.
In a message on social media website Twitter, Sayeeda Warsi tweeted “With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on #Gaza”.
With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on #Gaza
— Sayeeda Warsi (@SayeedaWarsi) August 5, 2014Advertisements
She was the first female Muslim Cabinet minister in England. She served as Senior Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and later became the Minister for Faith and Communities at the Department for Communities and Local Government.Mayor of London Boris Johnson expressed his sadness over Warsi’s resignation.
It should be noted that Israel’s offensive in Gaza, by the name of “Operation Protective Edge”, has claimed more than 1800 Palestinian lives.
|originally published at arynews.tv|
August 5, 2014 13:55