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    Party Leader Tim Farron delivers a speech at the Liberal Democrat manifesto launch in London, Britain May 17, 2017.

    Tim Farron Resigns as Leader of UK Liberal Democrat Party

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    Tim Farron, the leader of the UK Liberal Democrat Party, has resigned from his post shortly after the general election, local media reported Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The BBC broadcaster reported citing Farron's statement that he made a decision to step down being "torn between living as a faithful Christian and serving as a political leader."

    According to the media outlet, the politician said that it was a voluntary decision.


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