LONDON (Agencies): British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, announced on Wednesday that general election in the UK would be held on 4 July, Anadolu Agency reports.

During his address at Downing Street, Sunak said that the country will head to polls on Thursday, 4 July.

“Earlier today, I spoke with His Majesty, the King (Charles) to request the dissolution of parliament. The King has granted this request and we will have a general election on the fourth of July,” he announced.

Sunak began his address by saying that in the last five years, the country has fought through the “most challenging times” since World War Two.

Later, he said that this election will take place at a time when the world is “more dangerous than it has been since the end of the Cold War”.

Referring to the downtrend of inflation and the growing economy, he noted that it is proof that the plan and priorities he set out are “working”.

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