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Brexit spurs referendum calls from European right

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>> We've got our country back!>>
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One down, 27 to go? Europe's far-right leaders hailing Britain's decision to leave the EU, and hoping it'll have a knock-on effect across the blog. France's Marine Le Pen quick to react on Friday morning immediately promising a copycat Frexit vote if she wins the Presidency next year.
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> This referendum on France being part of the European Union is a democratic necessity. The French need also to be able to chose this path of freedom which will give France back its full sovereignty.>> The Netherlands anti immigration leader, also jumping on the bandwagon. Geert Fielders who topped poles to become Prime Minister in March also pledging to campaign for a referendum.
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That's something more than half the Dutch people already support. Speaking to Reuters on Friday he congratulated British voters for rejecting London and Brussels elites.>> Not only economically I think we will benefit, but also the issue of what I find important, the Islamization of Europe, the immigration, the threat of Islamic terrorism that we see growing, unfortunately, all over the free West.
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>> Fielder's comments reflect the growing populist vote over the last year, fueled in part by the refugee crisis.>> In May, Austria's far right Freedom Party lost a presidential election by a whisker. Emboldened Euro skeptics will be hoping the momentum has now swung firmly in their favor.