EU chief: Brexit would change bloc for the worse

2016-02-24 19:02
European Council president Donald Tusk. (AP)

European Council president Donald Tusk. (AP)

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Brussels - The European Union President says that an "out" vote in the June 23 British referendum will change Europe forever and added it would be "for the worse".

EU President Donald Tusk oversaw the EU reform deal that British Prime Minister David Cameron brokered with the other 27 EU leaders last weekend for a new settlement for Britain in the bloc and said that now is not the time to split the West in the face of global challenges.

The referendum will be hard-fought especially after London Mayor Boris Johnson announced over the weekend that he would join the campaign to leave the EU.

Tusk insisted there would be no second chance if Britons vote "out",

"If the majority votes to leave, that is what will happen," Tusk said.

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