Zelensky calls Boris Johnson's survival of no-confidence vote "great news"
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky praised the outcome of U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's no-confidence vote during a virtual event hosted by the Financial Times on Tuesday, telling attendees that Johnson's survival was "great news."
Driving the news: Johnson won a no-confidence vote sparked by members of his own party on Monday, allowing him to remain prime minister despite his personal scandals, including his attendance at lockdown-breaking parties during the height of the pandemic.
What they're saying: "I am glad we have not lost a very important ally," Zelensky said at the conference, per the Financial Times. "This is great news."
- "I am very happy about this. Boris Johnson is a true friend of Ukraine," he added.
- Johnson visited Kyiv to meet with Zelensky in April.