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Britain votes to leave the EU
Far-right groups in Europe jump on UK vote to leave EU, calling for own referendums, as others fear for union's future.

By The Nigerian voice

As millions of Britons heeded a call by right-wing politicians to leave the European Union, other right-wing and far-right parties across the continent have jumped on the victory for a Brexit.

Here are some reactions:
Marine Le Pen, head of the aggressively anti-immigration, far-right National Front in France, tweeted : "Victory for freedom! As I have asked for years, it's now necessary that France and all EU countries have a referendum."

The Dutch right-wing, anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders , called on the Netherlands to hold a referendum on whether to leave the EU

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said said the EU should agree to Britain's leaving "quickly and rationally". He added that the "European project needs much stronger support of its citizens".

Manfred Weber, leader of the European People's Party, the largest bloc in the EU parliament, said Britain should expect no free ride as it negotiates its departure.

"There cannot be any special treatment for the United Kingdom. The British people have expressed their wish to leave the EU. Leave means leave. The times of cherry-picking are over."

He insisted that the exit negotiations "should be concluded within two years".


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