MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, the United Kingdom held a referendum on its membership in the European Union. Earlier Friday, it was announced that most people voted to leave the bloc.
Majority of Britons Voting to Leave EU 'Sobering' - German FM Steinmeier
© Sputnik / Alexander VilfGerman Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at a joint news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow
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The fact that the campaigns supporting the United Kingdom leaving the European Union won is "sobering" and a sad day for Europe, German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier said Friday.