Circassian origin Boris Johnson will be the prime minister of the United Kingdom

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23 July 2019

Boris Johnson elected as the new Conservative leader and will become the next United Kingdom prime minister.

In his victory speech, Mr Johnson promised to unite the country, deliver Brexit and defeat Jeremy Corbyn.

According to past Internet publications, Boris's ancestors came from Circassia in the Caucasus to Turkey and from there moved to Europe in the 19th century.