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Ireland's Varadkar to step down as prime minister - reports

The Irish Independent reported on Wednesday that Leo Varadkar, the Prime Minister of Ireland, will step down from his position and also give up his leadership of the governing party Fine Gael.

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Published March 20,2024

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is to stand down from the position, and also relinquish his role as the leader of the governing Fine Gael party, the Irish Independent reported on Wednesday.

Varadkar will hold a press conference at 1200 GMT on Wednesday, the government said.