Rishi Sunak became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on Tuesday after meeting with King Charles III at Buckingham Palace.

Iran PressEurope: The 42-year-old former treasury chief is the country's third premier in under two months, the youngest leader since 1812, and the first person of color to serve. He is of Indian heritage and Hindu faith.

Sunak was selected by Conservative members of parliament to replace Liz Truss as leader of Britain's Conservative Party on Monday and, therefore, as prime minister UK prime ministers are not chosen directly through general elections; they are typically the leaders of the parties that hold the most seats in parliament. Thus, the Conservative Party's process of selecting a new leader, as it has a majority in parliament, also determined who would serve as the new premier.


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