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'Door is open' if Britain wants to change mind on Brexit: Top EU official

Some British politicians have said another referendum should be held on whether to leave the EU

Reuters  |  Paris 

European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici addresses a news conference. Photo: Reuters.
European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici addresses a news conference. Photo: Reuters.

The "door is open" should want to reverse its 2016 vote to leave the European Union, Pierre Moscovici, the for Economic and Monetary Union, told French media in an interview on Sunday.

Some British politicians have said another referendum should be held on whether to leave the EU once the terms of departure and likely future relationship between and the economic bloc are known.

Asked about that in the joint interview with French TV station C News, 1 radio and newspaper Les Echos, former French minister said: "The door is open."

"If the British want to change their mind, that would be very welcome," he added.

First Published: Mon, January 29 2018. 00:23 IST
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