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Gibraltar: Gibraltarians fear 'uncertain future' following Brexit01:29

Gibraltar: Gibraltarians fear 'uncertain future' following Brexit

Gibraltar, Gibraltar
June 24, 2016 at 22:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

Gibraltarians expressed their concerns on the British enclave's future on Friday, following the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

"Of course that affects us a lot, especially with the problem with the Spanish government who takes the opportunity to take advantage of our option out of EU so that they can do whatever they like at the frontier," said one resident, while another resident approved a Brexit: "Brussels to me is a bureaucracy. Britain is probably one of the oldest democracies in the world and the people have made a decision. That's what democracy is all about."

On Friday morning the Electoral Commission reported that the Leave campaign had clinched a win, with some 52 percent of the electorate voting for Brexit from an estimated 72 percent voter turnout.

Shortly after the official results were announced British Prime Minister David Cameron stated that he would resign as the country’s leader before the autumn during an address from Downing Street after being an integral part of the remain campaign.

Gibraltar: Gibraltarians fear 'uncertain future' following Brexit01:29
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Gibraltarians expressed their concerns on the British enclave's future on Friday, following the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

"Of course that affects us a lot, especially with the problem with the Spanish government who takes the opportunity to take advantage of our option out of EU so that they can do whatever they like at the frontier," said one resident, while another resident approved a Brexit: "Brussels to me is a bureaucracy. Britain is probably one of the oldest democracies in the world and the people have made a decision. That's what democracy is all about."

On Friday morning the Electoral Commission reported that the Leave campaign had clinched a win, with some 52 percent of the electorate voting for Brexit from an estimated 72 percent voter turnout.

Shortly after the official results were announced British Prime Minister David Cameron stated that he would resign as the country’s leader before the autumn during an address from Downing Street after being an integral part of the remain campaign.

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