PressTV-Tony Blair calls for second Brexit referendum

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on the Labour party leadership to back his call for a second referendum on whether Britain was still willing to leave the European Union, arguing that the country’s exit from the bloc was “by no means a foregone conclusion.”

Blair made the comment in an interview with German newspaper Die Welt published on Thursday, saying that British citizens had the right to “rethink the decision,” now that the potential impact of Brexit is clearer than it was prior to the vote in June last year.

The former premier said ordinary Labour voters’ problems would not be resolved by Brexit as those circumstances before the vote had changed, warning that the energies of the British government were totally absorbed by Brexit talks at the expense of the health service, and other Labour priorities.

Blair also called on Europe to consider the possibility that London could change its mind about leaving…

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