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British PM Cameron seeks limits on EU judicial powers and migration

Published on Mar 16, 2014 8:48 PM
 
British Prime Minister David Cameron will seek to prevent mass migration and European Union interference in police and judicial matters, he said on Sunday, March 16, 2014, providing the most detail yet on how he intends to reform the country's relationship with the EU. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will seek to prevent mass migration and European Union interference in police and judicial matters, he said on Sunday, providing the most detail yet on how he intends to reform the country's relationship with the EU.

Under pressure from eurosceptics in his Conservative party and the UK Independence Party (UKIP) ahead of European elections in May, Mr Cameron has promised to reshape Britain's ties with the EU before giving Britons a vote on whether to leave the 28-nation bloc if he wins next year's national election.

Writing in The Sunday Telegraph newspaper, Mr Cameron, who had previously given little information on specific changes he wanted from the EU, outlined the key concerns at the heart of his approach to renegotiation.

Mr Cameron indicated his "support for the continued enlargement of the EU to new members but with new mechanisms in place to prevent mass migrations across the continent".

 
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