Obama: in the event of Brexit trade agreement between the United States and Britain can be signed in 5-10 years

Обама: в случае Brexit торговое соглашение между США и Великобританией может быть подписано через 5-10 лет

Negotiations on a new trade agreement between the United States and Britain in the event of its secession from the European Union (Brexit) can take up to 10 years.

The President Barack Obama said in an interview with the BBC.

“It may take 5 years from now, 10 years before we can all agree on,” said Obama.

We will remind, in Brussels on 18 and 19 February was held the EU summit, which sought a compromise with the conservation of Britain in the EU. On Friday Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron has declared that has made for the UK special status in the European Union.

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The agreement in Brussels was reached amid growing discontent with the British membership in the EU. Recent survey showed that 36% of people in the United Kingdom in favor of leaving the Union, while 34% hold the opposite point of view.

A referendum on the British exit from the EU will be held on June 23.

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