"Nadeem Zahavi has been appointed Boris Johnson's new Chancellor of the Exchequer," the statement said.

Earlier it became known that British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and his colleague, Health Minister Sajid Javid, resigned.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in turn, said that he considers the possibility of resigning over the Downing Street party scandal in the midst of covid restrictions irresponsible against the backdrop of the situation in Ukraine.