• SHARE

An influential Chinese newspaper broke Beijing’s Brexit silence on Thursday, saying the United Kingdom will lose global influence if it ditches the European Union.

“If Britain votes to leave, it will become an Atlantic orphan and lose its special relationship with the EU,” wrote the Global Times, a daily newspaper affiliated with the Communist Party. “In this circumstance, its special relationship with the U.S. will become more notable, but it may mean less to the U.S.”

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)