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    UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday compared Britain’s potential exit from the European Union to a "divorce," ruling out a second chance for a vote on the issue.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to Cameron, a national referendum on the so-called Brexit, scheduled to be held in June, would be “final.”

    "Sadly, Mr Speaker, I have known a number of couples who have begun divorce proceedings but I do not know of any who have begun divorce proceedings in order to renew their marriage vows," Cameron told the parliament, as quoted by the Sky News media outlet.

    Last week, Cameron and his European colleagues secured a deal to grant the United Kingdom special status within the bloc.

    Cameron sought to revise the terms of his country's EU membership, focusing on four main issues: shifting power away from EU authorities to the UK national legislature, exempting Britain from the EU "superstate" principle, stripping the euro of the single official EU currency status, and protecting the British economy by keeping eurozone members away from non-eurozone countries’ affairs.

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