Raidl: Europe Needs To Keep The UK In The Union
Apr. 16, 2016 (Mimesis Labs) — Claus Raidl, President of the Central Bank of Austria and spokesperson for 21st Austria, talks about the importance the United Kingdom remaining in the European Union as the nation heads to an historic referendum on their membership later this year. Raidl believes a decision in which the UK leaves the EU would embolden rightwing, nationalist factions in other member states to leave the Union as well. “This would be a huge problem for Europe,” he says. Raidl also notes that a strong, united Europe is an economic and political bulwark against Russia’s growing influence. His comments were made prior to the 2016 Austrian Investor and Business Conference at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City.