Obama to visit London in bid to keep UK in EU


US President Barack Obama will come to London in April and urge British voters to back continued membership of the European Union, The Independent on Sunday newspaper reported.Britons vote in June on whether to remain part of the world's biggest trading bloc and Obama has previously said he wants Britain to stay in the EU and help maintain the post-war transatlantic partnership.Most opinion polls show voters are split with a large number of people as yet undecided.Obama is due to attend a technology fair in Germany in late April and a source told the Independent on Sunday he would visit the British capital around that time."It would be pretty shocking if he didn't ask voters to stay in the EU," the source was quoted as saying.The White House declined to comment and Prime Minister David Cameron's office did not offer an immediate comment when contacted by Reuters.UK press up in arms over Obama comments about CameronLONDON (AP) - The British press on Friday accused President Barack Obama of launching an unprecedented verbal attack on British Prime Minister David Cameron in a magazine interview.In a lengthy interview with The Atlantic, Obama faults Cameron and other European allies for shortcomings in dealing with Libya after the 2011 ouster of longtime dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi.

source : the new nation

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