(CNN Spanish) — Rishi Sunak has taken charge Prime Minister of England by the Conservative Party, after the messy departure of her predecessor Liz Truss, and in her virgin speech, He warned on Tuesday of a “deep economic crisis” affecting the country and assured that “some mistakes were made” in the previous government.
“Right now, our country is facing a deep economic crisis. The aftermath of Covid-19 is still lingering. Putin’s war in Ukraine has disrupted energy markets and supply chains around the world,” said Sunak
“I will put economic stability and confidence at the center of this government’s agenda. This will mean tough decisions,” he promised.
Sunak, from Indian origin and HinduismIt was Named This Tuesday after King Carlos III won his party’s internal elections. In this way, he replaced Truss, who resigned within two months of taking office, causing great confusion with economic measures to cut taxes on corporations amid the crisis.
“Something went wrong”
“He is not wrong in wanting to improve the development of this country. It is a noble goal and I appreciate his concern to create change. But some mistakes were made. Not because of bad intentions or bad intentions. On the contrary, but mistakes. Nevertheless, outside, I am the leader of my party and one of its leaders. “I was elected Prime Minister in part to fix them. That work will begin immediately.” said Sunak on Truss.
“The government I lead will not leave the next generation, their children and grandchildren, with a debt we cannot pay. I will unite our country not in words, but in deeds.” he added.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Sunak, A billionaire ex-bankerwas finance minister and had already indicated his desire to be prime minister during Truss’ internal election, which took place after Boris Johnson resigned as prime minister.
About Johnson who cares for Sunak A difficult relationshipHe said he would always be grateful to her for her “incredible achievements” and treasured her “kindness and generosity”.
“I know you will agree that the mandate my party won in 2019 does not belong to any individual.”
“This government will be honest”
Sunak, The A third person holding office Less than three months into the Prime Ministership, he faces many political difficulties in addition to the economic crisis, with enemies at every corner. including Johnson, and in front of Government House in Downing Street said “When the opportunity to serve comes, you cannot question the moment, only your will.”
“I will work day in and day out to fulfill my promises to you. This government will have integrity, professionalism and accountability at all levels.” added, Regarding the scandals during the Johnson administration.
“Trust is earned, I’ll earn yours. I also understand that I have work to do to regain confidence after everything that’s happened,” he later said.
The new prime minister also briefly mentioned the war in Ukraine in his speech SpeechHe promised to “bring to a victorious end the midst of a terrible war.”
“Now I understand how difficult it is.” said In closing. “So I stand here before you, ready to lead our country into the future. To put your needs above politics. To reach out and build a government that represents the best traditions of my party. Together we can achieve incredible things.”
With information from Lauren Said-Moorhouse and Ivana Kotasova.
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