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Without Britain, the EU power balance could easily be drifting

An anti-Brexit protester is seen outside the Houses of Parliament in London, on Jan 17, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS
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BERLIN - The list of signatories of an open letter to the people of Britain that was released a few days ago reads like a who's who of Germany's elite.

They included heads of major parties, captains of industry, the head of the protestant church, sport celebrities and pop musicians - all urging the British to rethink exiting the European Union.

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