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Boris Johnson won't run for leadership of Conservative Party

Boris Johnson says he will not be a candidate for leadership of Conservative Party.

Published: 30th June 2016 04:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th June 2016 04:53 PM   |  A+A-

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Former London Mayor and prominent " Vote Leave" campaigner Boris Johnson. (AP)

By AP

LONDON: Boris Johnson, a prominent campaigner for British withdrawal from the European Union, says he will not be a candidate for leadership of Conservative Party.

Johnson's decision means Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May are front-runners in the race.

They and others will compete to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron.

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