MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Slovakian far-right People's Party – Our Slovakia on Saturday launched the petition to hold the European Union referendum amid Brexit.
"UK citizens have decided to refuse the diktat of Brussels…. It is a high time for Slovakia to leave the European sinking Titanic. Therefore, on Monday we begin to fulfill another of our election promises — to start collecting signatures to call a referendum on the withdrawal of Slovakia from the EU," the party said on its website.
On Thursday, the United Kingdom held a referendum to determine whether or not the country should leave the European Union. According to the final results, 51.9 percent of voters, or 17.4 million people, decided to support Brexit, while about 16.1 million opposed it.