Germany's Angela Merkel says hopes Britain remains in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed on Wednesday on the eve of a historic British referendum on membership of the EU that she hoped voters would opt to remain in the bloc.

AFP| Updated: Jun 22, 2016, 20:17 PM IST
Germany's Angela Merkel says hopes Britain remains in EU

Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed on Wednesday on the eve of a historic British referendum on membership of the EU that she hoped voters would opt to remain in the bloc.

"Of course I want Britain to stay in the EU but the decision is with British citizens," she told reporters after talks with Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo.