Australian FM: Brexit could weaken EU's impact on situation in Ukraine

21:36, 26 June 2016
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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Australia was concerned that a weakened EU would not have any impact on how the Middle East and Ukraine situations are being handled, according to News.com.au.

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Ms. Bishop also stressed that Australia was negotiating with the EU on the possible terms of a free-trade agreement, but could open talks with Britain on a bilateral deal, News.com.au reports.

Read alsoUkraine to face consequences after UK votes for Brexit"There are strategic concerns and we will continue to work very closely with both the European Union and with Great Britain to secure our national security," she said.

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