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Other EU Members Run Toward Exits on Tail of British Referendum

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FREXIT: Now Marine Le Pen demands MORE EU referendums following historic British vote

Marine Le Pen has called for an EU referendum in France and other member states after Britain sensationally voted to ditch Brussels.

By Rebecca Perring | 24 June 2016

(EXPRESS) — Le Pen has promised France its own EU referendum on Wednesday, as she threw her weight behind Brexit just a day before Britons went to the polls.

The National Front leader repeated her previous calls for a “Frexit” following the historic vote – which saw the Leave campaign win more than 52 per cent of the votes.

She tweeted: “Victory to liberty! As I have been demanding for many years, we now need the same referendum in France and EU countries.” …

Dutch anti-immigration leader Wilders calls for Dutch referendum on EU membership

By Michael Kooren | 24 June 2016

(REUTERS) — Dutch anti-immigration leader Geert Wilders called on Friday for a referendum on the Netherlands’ membership in the European Union after Britain voted to leave the 28-member bloc.

Wilders, who is leading opinion polls, said if he is elected prime minister in March general elections in the Netherlands he too will call a referendum.

“We want be in charge of our own country, our own money, our own borders, and our own immigration policy,” he said in a statement.

“As quickly as possible the Dutch need to get the opportunity to have their say about Dutch membership of the European Union.” …

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