More than a thousand people gathered in London’s Trafalgar square for a rally aimed against Brexit – British exit from the EU. About it reports DW.
The action took place despite the fact that earlier the organizers announced that it will be cancelled due to the inability to guarantee the safety of its participants.
The event took place under the motto to Stay together. Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron, also came to Trafalgar square, the audience.
One of the demonstrators was holding a placard on which was written: Enough to tell us that it was time to go home. We are at home.
Also, some participants were carrying banners with obscene remarks against the Party the United Kingdom independence that initiated a referendum on Brexit.
After the rally in Trafalgar square some of the demonstrators proceeded towards the Palace of Westminster. There, they chanted slogans, among which was: Vote against Boris ever, the EU permanently (the former mayor of London, Boris Johnson, one of the supporters of Brexit – ed).
After the vote on the referendum on the UK exit from the European Union tens of thousands of Londoners made for the fact that the city remained in the EU.
June 23 in the UK held a referendum in which citizens decide the issue on the country’s membership in the European Union. The counting results of the referendum ended around 08:30 Kyiv time – 52% of Britons called for the country’s withdrawal from the EU.
See also: Britain says goodbye to the EU: Brexit chronicle