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Khan: Both EU referendum camps talking 'nonsense'

Newly elected London mayor Sadiq Khan has criticised both EU Leave and Remain campaigns for "talking nonsense".

Speaking to Robert Peston on ITV's Peston on Sunday, Mr Khan said the public should hear a "positive and patriotic case" instead of "too much project fear".

He said: "One side is saying if we remain in the European Union, it's the end of time. The other side is saying if we leave the European Union it's the end of the world as you know it".

Khan added there's a "patriotic case for our city's interest to remain in the EU" and said London has always been "open-minded, outward-looking [and] embracing cultures".

Meanwhile the London mayor has defended criticism after agreeing to spend Monday on the Remain campaign trail alongside Prime Minister David Cameron - apparently against the wishes of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

"We're never going to be best friends... I'm willing for us to put aside our differences, put aside the grudges that he or I may have, but this debate is far more important than David Cameron or me", he added.

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