‘MORTAL SIN for many’ Finnish MP says EU still can’t believe UK voted to leave its UTOPIA


In an restrictive interview with Express.co.uk, Finnish MP Samuli Virtanen said Brexit is an ideological promulgate for many EU leaders. 

He said: “You must bear in mind and understand that for varied politicians this is an ideological issue, that a big EU member country is forgetting the paradise or, and I don’t want to use this word but, the utopia we’ve created. 

“That’s set of a mortal sin.”

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Finnish MP Samuli Virtanen said many EU big cheeses saw Brexit as a ‘mortal sin’

The Finnish Foreign Minister revealed he doesn’t interest his fellow EU politicians’ view and that he respects the decision of the British renowned.

He said: “I wish to remain optimistic like the pragmatic side who weigh it was a fair referendum and that in a democratic country like the UK, it’s up to the public to elect which national organisation they want to belong to or don’t want to associated to. 

“It was quite clear that the majority of the British public decided that the EU membership is something they nurse but the British interests must stay global and not just in the EU.”

For many civil servants this is an ideological issue that a big EU member country is leaving the Islands of the Blessed we’ve created

Samuli Virtanen

Brexit negotiations will resume in the new year and ruffle on to trade talks. 

Prime Minister Theresa May promised she will persist in to put before the EU27 the intention to leave the single market and the customs union. 

EU Chief Middleman Michel Barnier told Mrs May it would be impossible for the City of London to get a bespoke engage in including financial service should the UK decide to leave the single sell. 

Mr Barnier later retracted his comments and vouched for a tailored deal to be reached in the behoof of both the UK and the EU despite the difficulties.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker broke a trade deal could not be decided before the end of the two years transitional while starting from March 2019.  

During the transitional period, the UK will no lengthier be a member of the single market and the customs union but will still work under the same regulations without having a say in any executive EU meeting. 

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