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France: UKIP's Farage confident of no Brexit re-run03:25

France: UKIP's Farage confident of no Brexit re-run

France, Strasbourg
July 6, 2016 at 04:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage held a press conference in Strasbourg, on Wednesday, where he discussed the UK’s recent referendum to withdraw from the European Union.

The pro-Brexit politician expressed confidence that referendum results were definite, saying "We're not going to have a re-run. This is not going to be like Denmark or Ireland. It isn't going to be like the Netherlands or France when they were basically ignored back in 2005."

Farage described the UK-EU deal as being "rotten" from a business perspective. He said it might have been beneficial when UK first joined the European Union due to higher trade tariffs than at present, suggesting, "To be stuck inside this outdated customs union that means the 88 percent of the British economy that is not exporting to the EU is still bound for the same rulebook."

Finally, speaking on the possibility of a second Scottish vote for independence from the UK, Farage said "they'd lose it by a bigger margin than they did back in 2014. And I feel pretty confident about it too."

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Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage held a press conference in Strasbourg, on Wednesday, where he discussed the UK’s recent referendum to withdraw from the European Union.

The pro-Brexit politician expressed confidence that referendum results were definite, saying "We're not going to have a re-run. This is not going to be like Denmark or Ireland. It isn't going to be like the Netherlands or France when they were basically ignored back in 2005."

Farage described the UK-EU deal as being "rotten" from a business perspective. He said it might have been beneficial when UK first joined the European Union due to higher trade tariffs than at present, suggesting, "To be stuck inside this outdated customs union that means the 88 percent of the British economy that is not exporting to the EU is still bound for the same rulebook."

Finally, speaking on the possibility of a second Scottish vote for independence from the UK, Farage said "they'd lose it by a bigger margin than they did back in 2014. And I feel pretty confident about it too."

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