EU referendum unleashes political chaos

The Britons have taken a historic decision: with a majority of 52% they voted to exit the EU. Even though the margin was more pronounced than expected, a deep split has been revealed in the country after the referendum. While Brexit supporters such as Nigel Farage, Daniel Hannan and Boris Johnson see themselves as victors, David Cameron accepted the consequences and announced his resignation. A new party leader should now be elected at the Conservative Party Conference at the start of October. There is no question that this candidate will be elected from the ranks of the so-called Brexiteers, so that conflict with the predominantly pro-EU parliament is inevitable. It is completely unclear at the moment as to what will happen next. Although David Cameron’s phased resignation has bought the Britons some time, we are still no closer to finding a solution to the actual problem. The leave supporters have…

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