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6/28/16

The Netherlands: Samsom, Pechtold dismiss 'Nexit' referendum as reckless move

Party leaders Diederik Samsom and Alexander Pechtold will oppose any plans to hold a UK-style ‘Nexit’ referendum on EU membership after next year’s Parliamentary elections.

 Labour leader Samsom warned that a vote to leave would trigger a period of economic uncertainty, while Pechtold dismissed the idea as a ‘Wilders referendum’: a protest vote with no proposed alternative to being in the EU. In the wake of the Brexit vote,

Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders vowed to put a Nexit vote on the agenda in next year’s elections to Parliament, which are expected to be held in March.

Party leaders Diederik Samsom and Alexander Pechtold will oppose any plans to hold a UK-style ‘Nexit’ referendum on EU membership after next year’s Parliamentary elections. Labour leader Samsom warned that a vote to leave would trigger a period of economic uncertainty, while Pechtold dismissed the idea as a ‘Wilders referendum’: a protest vote with no proposed alternative to being in the EU. In the wake of the Brexit vote, Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders vowed to put a Nexit vote on the agenda in next year’s elections to Parliament, which are expected to be held in March.

Read more at DutchNews.nl: Samsom, Pechtold dismiss ‘Nexit’ referendum as reckless move http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2016/06/samsom-pechtold-dismiss-nexit-referendum/
Read more: Samsom, Pechtold dismiss 'Nexit' referendum as reckless move - DutchNews.nl

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