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originally posted by: Nikola014
In my opinion, this will not be the end of the european union, but it might well be the end of the united kingdom.
originally posted by: ipsedixit
a reply to: Substracto
The EU is fine as a trading block. As a United States of . . . it has huge problems. Maybe they will get back to being just a trading block. I don't think the UK will be the last country to leave. Maybe this will force a reorganization of the entity.
Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump has expressed full-throated support for the Brexit referendum victory at a press conference at Turnberry in Ayrshire.
He said there were parallels with the US and elsewhere. “People do not necessarily want people pouring over their borders,” he said. “The UK will be stronger for it.
“They have taken their independence back. They can block anyone coming in they do not think is appropriate.”
He said the outcome had reflected the will of the people. “We will embrace it,” he said.
In a statement on television, the president of the European Parliament, the German Social Democrat Martin Schulz, said for his part he would "meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel" in order to "avoid" a domino effect . "
America is proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder w/a free & ind UK. We stand together as friends, as allies, & as a people w/a shared history.