US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that Brexit might never happen, calling the process of leaving the European Union “complicated.”
“This is a very complicated divorce,” Kerry told the Aspen Ideas Festival on Tuesday, one day after he met with British Prime Minister David Cameron.
On Thursday, British citizens voted in a historic referendum to leave the EU, a bloc that the UK joined more than 40 years ago.
The decision sent shockwaves around the world and prompted Cameron to announce his resignation.
Kerry said that Cameron “feels powerless — and I think this is a fair conclusion — to go out and start negotiating a thing that he doesn’t believe in and he has no idea how he would do it.”
“And by the way, nor do most of the people who voted to do it,” he said, in an apparent reference to “Leave” campaigners such as former London mayor Boris Johnson, who is now the frontrunner to succeed Cameron as premier.
Kerry also said that London does not…