David Cameron says sorry about referendum result, to strive for strong EU ties

"I wish I had won the referendum ... I am sad about that," he told reporters


Reuters June 28, 2016
United Kingdom's Prime Minister Cameron addresses a news conference after the EU Summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 28, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

BRUSSELS: Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he was sorry that he had lost Britain's referendum on membership of the European Union but would work with his successor to make sure the country has the closest ties possible with the bloc.

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"I wish I had won the referendum ... I am sad about that," he told reporters.

"But I am more concerned about Britain getting its relationship right with Europe," he said, adding he would do everything in his power to "encourage a close relationship".

 

 

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