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France: Farage says EU has sowed the seeds of its own destruction01:34

France: Farage says EU has sowed the seeds of its own destruction

France, Strasbourg
June 8, 2016 at 23:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Leader of the UK Independence party (UKIP) Nigel Farage slammed the EU during a speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Wednesday, labelling the project "authoritarian."

In accusing the EU of acting in a "authoritarian" nature, Farage highlighted Greece, and accused the EU of forcing it to become a "third world" country.

"The other big grand project was to allow into this union first eight then 10, former communist countries," the UKIP leader went on to say, adding that these countries have "shocking and abysmal" human rights records.

Farage finished by mentioning the British referendum and described it as the "biggest event in the history of this project." He went on to add that if Britain leaves the EU on June 23, "I am confident that many other countries will make that choice too."

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Leader of the UK Independence party (UKIP) Nigel Farage slammed the EU during a speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Wednesday, labelling the project "authoritarian."

In accusing the EU of acting in a "authoritarian" nature, Farage highlighted Greece, and accused the EU of forcing it to become a "third world" country.

"The other big grand project was to allow into this union first eight then 10, former communist countries," the UKIP leader went on to say, adding that these countries have "shocking and abysmal" human rights records.

Farage finished by mentioning the British referendum and described it as the "biggest event in the history of this project." He went on to add that if Britain leaves the EU on June 23, "I am confident that many other countries will make that choice too."

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