Major Says U.K. Flirting With Leaving EU Is `Very Dangerous'

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major Joins The Election Campaign

John Major.

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Former Prime Minister John Major warned that leaving the European Union would put the U.K.’s future at risk.

“I’m not a starry-eyed pro-European,” Major told BBC Radio 4’s “Today” show on Wednesday. “But flirting with leaving at a moment when the whole world is coming together seems to me to be very dangerous and against our country’s interests.”

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