UK PM Boris Johnson 'very capable', says Trump

Reuters London, United Kingdom Dec 03, 2019, 03.46 PM(IST)

File photo: US President Donald Trump with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Photograph:( AFP )

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Trump also reaffirmed his support for Brexit - the central objective of Johnson's election campaign. Britain holds its election on Dec. 12.

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he did not want to interfere in Britain's election, but that he thought current Prime Minister Boris Johnson was very capable and would do a good job.

"I think Boris is very capable and I think he'll do a good job," Trump said in London, where he is attending a meeting of NATO leaders.

Trump also reaffirmed his support for Brexit - the central objective of Johnson's election campaign. Britain holds its election on Dec. 12.