Obama Calls for Orderly Brexit Transition Ahead of NATO Summit

July 8, 2016 7:53 AM

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After arriving in Warsaw early Friday morning for a NATO summit in what is expected to be his final presidential trip to the continent, U.S. President Barack Obama said he expects a smooth break-up between Britain and the European Union.

“As difficult as it will be, I am confident that the UK and the EU will be able to agree on an orderly transition to a new relationship, as all our countries stay focused on ensuring financial stability and growing the global economy,” Obama wrote in an op-ed for the Financial Times.

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