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Rudd Resigns From Gillard Ministry; Late Night Move In Washington

In a late-night move in Washington DC, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has resigned from the Gillard government.

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Rudd called journalists to a Washington hotel at 1.30am local time (5.30pm in Australia) to announce his decision to resign.

Rudd said his job as Foreign Minister “requires the full support of the leader – I clearly do not have that… the only honourable course is to resign”.

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Malcolm Farnsworth
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