New UK finance minister Zahawi tells PM Johnson to 'go now'

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New UK finance minister Nadhim Zahawi, only appointed two days ago following the resignation of predecessor Rishi Sunak, on Thursday urged prime Minister Boris Johnson to "do the right thing and go now."

"Prime Minister, you know in your heart what the right thing to do is, and go now," he said in a statement posted on Twitter.