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Boris Johnson’s 5 most urgent tasks as UK prime minister

By DW
24 July 2019   |   3:54 pm
Incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have scant time to settle into his new job. The UK's challenges and tasks are many and formidable, to say the least. So what is on his to-do list?

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