The Benelux countries were surprised and saddened by the results of UK referendum. Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel regrets the decision of the British to withdraw from the European Union through a referendum, he said on Twitter.
On Thursday in the UK held a referendum on the country’s EU membership. According to official data, for the country’s exit from the European Union voted 51.9% of the population of Britain.
Pm reassures markets, EU citizens in UK, no immediate change, renegotiation to involve Scottish welsh and NI gov pic.twitter.com/g5DTTmFczG
— Faisal Islam (@faisalislam) June 24, 2016
A stunned European Union vowed to remain united on Friday despite Britain voting to leave, as fears grew that a “chain reaction” of further referendums could tear the bloc apart. As Brussels, Paris and Berlin woke up to the grim news, leaders warned of a difficult divorce in a sign that Britain will win few concessions in negotiating life outside the circle of the other 27 members of the bloc.
— Brexit Watch (@BrexitWatch) June 24, 2016