Australia’s former foreign minister Bishop to retire from parliament

February 21, 2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s former foreign minister, Julie Bishop, will retire from politics at the next election, she said on Thursday.

Australians will return to the polls by May. Bishop, a former deputy leader of the ruling Liberal Party, was foreign minister from September 2013 to August 2018.

(Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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