WINNIPEG – Two British citizens currently living in Winnipeg are surprised by their home country’s decision to leave the European Union.
“That was something that I wasn’t actually expecting at all,” said Jihan Moorthy, who has plans to return to Britian. “I’m a political studies major, that’s my background, and I was predicting that there would be the vote to remain.”
Meanwhile, Yasmin Kabani says what’s done is done.
“The decision has been made,” said Kabani. “Europe is not going to stand back and allow us to sit back and absorb this and feel sorry for ourselves.”
She adds that economic uncertainty is still a primary concern going forward.
The decision to leave the union was made on Thursday after a referendum was held. The result was 52 per cent to 48 per cent in favour of leaving. Over 30 million people voted.