UK minister resigns over undeclared meetings

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Priti Patel delivers her keynote speech during the Conservative Party Annual Conference 2017 in Manchester, Britain on Oct. 3, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

Priti Patel resigned Wednesday as UK international development secretary amid controversy over her undeclared meetings with Israeli officials, local media reported.

Patel become the second cabinet member who resigned within a week.

She was ordered back from an official trip in Africa by the prime minister and summoned to Downing Street, amid questions about earlier private meetings.

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