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Brexit now inevitable, but we should keep ties close – Merkel ally

FILE PHOTO: German Chairman of the parliamentary subcommittee for foreign affairs Norbert Roettgen holds a news conference at the German Embassy in Washington July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

BERLIN (Reuters) – Boris Johnson’s victory in the British parliamentary elections meant that the country’s departure from the European Union was now inevitable, senior German conservative lawmaker Norbert Roettgen tweeted on Friday.

“It’s no secret that personally I wanted the UK to #remain in the #EU,” wrote Roettgen, a member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian D

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