Obama Warns UK On Delayed Trade Deals After Exit From EUFeatured, Latest News, U.S./Canada, World News Sunday, April 24th, 2016
US President, Barrack Obama has again warned that it might take its ally, UK 10 years to negotiate trade deals with US if it leaves EU.
Obama who gave the warning in an interview with BBC reiterated “It could be five years from now, 10 years from now before we were able to actually get something done”, adding that Britain would wield less influence globally if it exit the continental body.
Consequently, the warning has provoked anger of the UK campaigners for leaving the EU, with the UKIP leader, Nigel Farage dismissing and describing Obama’s comments as “utter tosh”.
Earlier, President Obama has hinted UK would be at the “back of the queue” for trade deals with the US, if it left the EU.
He restated that UK would not be able to negotiate something with the United States faster than the EU.
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