EU won’t campaign in Brexit referendum

EU won’t campaign in Brexit referendum

The European Commission says it will stay out of the referendum campaign on whether Britain should leave the European Union.

"The Commission will not be part of the campaign" said the EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas. "Our role of facilitator between the British government and its 27 partners stops here." he added.

While the EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker did campaign last July in the Greek referendum to accept an EU-brokered agreement to secure an economic bailout ,...

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