Obama and NATO Respond to Britain’s Decision to Leave EU

A man takes a copy of the London Evening Standard with the front page reporting the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron and the vote to leave the EU in a referendum, showing a pictured of Cameron holding hands with his wife Samantha as they come out from 10 Downing Street, in London on June 24, 2016. 
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A man takes a copy of the London Evening Standard with the front page reporting the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron and the vote to leave the EU in a referendum, showing a pictured of Cameron holding hands with his wife Samantha as they come out from 10 Downing Street, in London on June 24, 2016. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama said the United States respects the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, and that both nations will continue their “special relationship.” “The...

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