New London mayor joins Cameron against ‘Brexit’
Sadiq Khan 'a proud Muslim and a proud Brit'
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)