White House: America values a strong UK in the EU

Prime Minister David Cameron set our his proposed speech to the president yesterday afternoon.

According to the White House, President Barack Obama maintained the pressure on the Prime Minister in the call.

The president underscored our close alliance with the United Kingdom and said that the United States values a strong UK in a strong European Union, which makes critical contributions to peace, prosperity, and security in Europe and around the world.

– White House spokesman

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