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New UK PM: 'I am a huge Zionist'

New UK PM speaks at the Conservative Friends of Israel event

British Prime Minister, Liz Truss, said she is a "huge Zionist" and a "huge supporter of Israel," a video shared online showed, Anadolu News Agency reports.

The video, which was shared many times on social media platforms, shows Truss speaking at a Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI) event, during her party's fall conference being held in Birmingham.

She said: "I am so pleased to be here for the first time at the CFI event as your Prime Minister.

"As you know, I am a huge Zionist, I am a huge supporter of Israel, and I know that we can take the UK-Israel relationship from strength to strength."

The party conference will end Wednesday, 5 October, with the Tories reeling from Truss reversing a top rate tax cut decision after strong opposition from her own party and historic losses for the British pound.

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