Brexit: tired of "half-truths", British diplomat resigns

According to this US-based diplomat, her position on the Brexit had become "professionally unbearable" and "personally unbearable".

A British diplomat stationed in the United States resigned with a six-day clamor for legislative elections in the United Kingdom. She says in her letter of departure no longer bear "spreading half-truths" on the Brexit, reported CNN Friday.

In her letter dated December 3, and consulted by the American channel, Alexandra Hall Hall, who was in charge of the Brexit file at the Washington Embassy, ​​writes that her position had become "professionally unbearable" and "personally unbearable".

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Claiming to have nothing "for or against Brexit in itself", the diplomat said she was "increasingly dismayed by the way our political leaders tried to share Brexit, with reluctance to tackle honestly even vis-à-vis our own citizens, the challenges involved in Brexit ".

No comment from the British Foreign Office

"I'm at a moment in my life where I'd rather do something more rewarding in my time than spread half-truths on behalf of a government I do not trust," said the 50-year-old, who does not quote any politician in his letter.

An official from the British Foreign Ministry, quoted by CNN, said "do not comment on the details of an individual resignation". Boris Johnson has made the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union the main axis of his campaign for the legislative of December 12. The Conservative leader remains ahead of the polls against Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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