New Lon­don mayor joins Cameron against ‘Brexit’

Sadiq Khan 'a proud Mus­lim and a proud Brit'

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the 28-na­tion EU bloc are clear and that there is an im­por­tant “pa­tri­otic case” as well.

“This vote is about our val­ues, it is about our char­ac­ter, it is about how we see our city and our coun­try in the fu­ture,” he said. “The rea­son why Lon­don is the great­est city in the world — and it is — we have never taken an iso­la­tion­ist ap­proach. We are open-minded, we are out­ward­look­ing. We em­brace other cul­tures and learn from other cul­tures and ideas as well.”

Cameron, whose own Con­ser­va­tive Party is deeply split by the is­sue, said an “ex­tra­or­di­nary coali­tion” had formed in fa­vor of stay­ing in the EU.

Although he had strongly op­posed Khan dur­ing the cam­paign, Cameron said Khan’s vic­tory shows that Bri­tain is on the right track in terms of em­brac­ing di­ver­sity.

SEEK­ING CON­SEN­SUS: Bri­tain’s Prime Min­is­ter David Cameron makes a joint ap­pear­ance with the Mayor of Lon­don Sadiq Khan. (AFP)

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