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- Britain shocked its allies on Thursday, when it voted 52 to 48 percent in a referendum to leave the European Union.
- The remaining 27 member states want Britain to make haste, but Prime Minister David Cameron has said he will not trigger Britain’s exit at next week’s European Council.
- Britain’s departure is a diplomatic disaster for France, Europe’s only other nuclear power.
- Foreign ministers from the six founding nations of the EU agreed on Saturday that the bloc needs to become more flexible in order to fight Euroskepticism.