Steinmeier called on EU not to retaliate Britain
German Foreign Minister encouraged EU to focus on security issues, migration, economic growth and fighting unemployment
The remaining 27 countries of the European Union after Brexit should not retaliate Britain. This was said on German TV by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, writes Reuters.
Steinmeier advocates gradual easing of sanctions against Russia
He urged the EU to focus on security issues, migration, economic growth and fighting unemployment.
According to Steinmeier, the EU will undertake the difficult negotiations on the terms of the United Kingdom leaving the EU.
A referendum on the the exit of Great Britain from the European Union was held on 23 June. According to official results, 51.9% of the British voted for the country's exit from the community, 48.1% - would like to stay in the EU. For Brexit voted most residents of England and Wales, the people of Scotland and Northern Ireland voted against.
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