Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
EU+leaders+warn+British+Prime+Minister+over+referendum+pledge
Thursday, 24 January 2013 - 8:46
EU leaders warn British Prime Minister over referendum pledge
12

Shares
1,519

Views

British Prime Minister David Cameron promised to give the British people a vote on EU membership, sparking immediate criticism from his main European partners.

In a long-awaited speech in London, Cameron vowed to hold a referendum by the end of 2017 giving voters the choice of staying in or leaving the European Union if his Conservative Party wins the next election in 2015.

He said he wanted to renegotiate the terms of Britain's troubled EU membership before putting the new agreement to a vote.

Europe's power couple France and Germany warned Britain it could not expect to pick and choose its rules in the 27-nation bloc.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,598 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
730 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,594 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16,502 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
44,842 Views
Top