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British parties suspend campaigning after bombing in Manchester

British parties suspend campaigning after bombing in Manchester
Theresa May will chair an emergency Cobra meeting in next hours

Baku. 23 May. REPORT.AZ/ Conservatives, Labourists and other major parties have all suspended  general June 8 election campaigning after the fatal bombing in Manchester Arena, Report informs citing BBC.

British PM Theresa May first announced suspension of the campaign, speaking in a statement in connection with the alleged terrorist attack in the center of Manchester.

The Conservative Party, in a statement, confirmed that it is suspending the campaign.

The largest opposition Labour Party also canceled its pre-election events. The party's leader Jeremy Corbyn reported. The Scottish National Party - the largest in Scotland - canceled release of its election manifesto planned on Tuesday due to the explosion.

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has cancelled a planned visit to Gibraltar. 

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