Powerful Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned of a fragmented European Union in the aftermath of the Brexit, accusing the US and Israel of destroying the bloc.
"The EU, with all its power, called on America and its spoiled son Israel to undermine the union," Sadr said in a statement issued Saturday and published by Arabic news site Elaph on Saturday, adding that Britain's vote to leave was "the first step towards undermining and weakening" the EU.
Sadr also said that the differences in opinion between the UK government and the British people about various matters, such as remaining or exiting the EU, show that the government does not know what the people's needs are.
"The government is in its ivory tower and very distant (from what the people want) although there's a system based on freedom and democracy looking after people," Sadr said.
نستخدم ملفات الكوكيز لنسهل عليك استخدام مواقعنا الإلكترونية ونكيف المحتوى والإعلانات وفقا لمتطلباتك واحتياجاتك الخاصة، لتوفير ميزات وسائل التواصل الاجتماعية ولتحليل حركة المرور لدينا...اعرف أكثر