In an emotional speech outside 10 Downing Street in the presence of his wife Samantha, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that he will step down by October. His voice broke after he done with his speech, in which he said that Britain needs a fresh leadership to take the country ahead.
According to the media reports , the cabinet meeting will be held on Monday in which the final plan for his stepping down will be drawn.
Cameron who has strongly campaigned for Britain to remain in the European Union was found very disappoint in the peoples’ decision. However, he said that he will respect the will of the common people.
Here is the relevant parts of his final speech:
“The British people have voted to leave the EU and their will must be respected.
The will of the British people is an instruction that must be delivered.
There can be no doubt about the result.
Across the world people have been watching the choice that Britain has made.
This will require strong, determined and committed leadership.
I am very proud to have been Prime Minister of this country for six years.
I have held nothing back.
The british people have made a very clear decision.
I think the country requires fresh leadership.
I do not think I can be the captain to take the country to its next destination.
In my view I think we should have a new prime minister in place by the start of the Conservative conference in October.”