Obama issues stark trade warning against Brexit

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and US President Barack Obama (L) during a press conference in London on April, 22, 2016Barack Obama warned Britain on Friday against leaving the European Union, undercutting a key argument of eurosceptics by saying London would be “at the back of the queue” for a post-Brexit trade deal. The US president’s comments on the June 23 EU membership referendum at a press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron drew a furious reaction from those campaigning to leave the 28-country bloc. Standing alongside Cameron at the Foreign Office in London, Obama said Britain was “at its best when it is helping to lead a strong Europe”.

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