US Jewish billionaire George Soros has denounced Brexit is an “immensely damaging process” for both the United Kingdom and the European Union, announcing that a campaign for a second Brexit referendum will be launched within the next days.
Soros made the comment at an event held by the European Council for Foreign Relations think tank in the French capital of Paris on Tuesday.
“Brexit is an immensely damaging process, harmful to both sides. This divorce will be a long process, probably five years, which is an eternity in politics, especially in revolutionary times like the present,” he said.
“Ultimately, it’s up to the British people to decide what they want to do. It would be better however if they came to a decision sooner rather than later,” Soros added.
The Hungarian-American, who has long been vocal about Brexit, said the prospect of the London’s prolonged divorce from Brussels could help persuade the British public by a…