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Prime Minister: Brexit will not give the United Kingdom anything

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUExit from the European Union would not give the United Kingdom anything, says Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis.

«I am in favour of staying the European Union. I doubt exit is a reasonable choice and it would give UK, the European Union or residents anything,» – said Kucinskis in his interview to 900 seconds programme of LNT.

The Prime Minister also added that up until now Britain has been in consideration of maintaining its ‘I’. Exit from the European Union would create serious complications, especially in regards to trading, where British businessmen would lose the most, according to the prime minister.

In regards to the possible influence of Brexit on Latvians living in Britain, Kucinskis said that all changes are meant to affect people who wish to receive benefits, not work.

As it is known, the referendum on Britain’s remainder in the EU will take place on Thursday, 23 June.

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  1. Walter Burke says:

    This is total BS and utter nonsense. The vote was a referendum on sovereignty and freedom. It seems Latvians didn’t really get to understand that concept. First they were serving the Germans, then the Communists, and now the EU masters operating out of Brussels…

    And btw, barking at Russia for personal gain is also not in your country’s best interest. And while we in the U.S. and UK can afford it without breaking a sweat, you can’t.

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  2. Linda says:

    but there is no point licking the Russian backside either as can be seen in 20th century.

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    • Walter Burke says:

      Couldn’t care less about Russians, but if you are from Latvia, you sure must know how it goes.

      And again, your Latvian politicians are just like our U.S. Democrats… Your country needs no better enemy than your government. They agree with everything the unelected EU bureaucrats say and do. They sold you out, completely out… They behave like the new rulers of South Africa or Mr. Putin and his FSB gang, but unfortunately without all that gas, oil, gold and diamonds.

      As Forrest Gump once said: Stupid is as stupid does?

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