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Belgium: People who voted for Brexit were 'misled' - MEP Huebner01:05

Belgium: People who voted for Brexit were 'misled' - MEP Huebner

Belgium, Brussels
June 27, 2016 at 16:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

Maria Danuta Huebner, Chair of the Constitutional Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, addressed the outcome of the UK's EU membership referendum during a press conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday.

Huebner said that people who voted for Brexit were "misled" and stated that the vote was a "perfect example" of "the consequences of referenda on issues where you cannot, on issues too difficult, where you cannot really get through to everybody with full information on the consequences."

"Now I also personally hope that this is a wake up call for Americans, for Mr. Trump, that Americans can see that you can have situations that then are, cannot be sort of absorbed by the society," she added.

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Maria Danuta Huebner, Chair of the Constitutional Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, addressed the outcome of the UK's EU membership referendum during a press conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday.

Huebner said that people who voted for Brexit were "misled" and stated that the vote was a "perfect example" of "the consequences of referenda on issues where you cannot, on issues too difficult, where you cannot really get through to everybody with full information on the consequences."

"Now I also personally hope that this is a wake up call for Americans, for Mr. Trump, that Americans can see that you can have situations that then are, cannot be sort of absorbed by the society," she added.

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