U.K.’s Boris Johnson Calls for Definitive Stance on EU Exit


LONDON—British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for the U.K. to make a definitive break from the European Union, rejecting the notion of a second Brexit referendum and extolling the country’s global economic potential once it is free of the bloc.

“Brexit is about re-engaging this country with its global identity and all the energy that can flow from that,” Mr. Johnson said in a speech, the first of several by cabinet ministers laying out Britain’s plans for leaving the EU. He acknowledged there had been “a hardening…

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