British people will vote to stay in EU: France

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin attends a media roundtable discussion in Hong Kong, on February 26, 2016France said on Friday it believed British people would vote against leaving the European Union in a referendum this summer, with the looming vote contributing to current global “uncertainty”. Speaking in Hong Kong en route to a meeting of G20 officials in Shanghai, French finance minister Michel Sapin said the British public would reject the Brexit and make “the best choice” for themselves and Europe by voting to stay in the eurozone in June. Sapin said France and Germany in particular wanted to help Britain to make a convincing argument to stay, and he believed the majority of G20 members would also be against a Brexit.

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