British PM Cameron says to announce EU vote date after cabinet meeting
Prime Minister David Cameron - REUTERS

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday he will announce the date of the referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union after a cabinet meeting due at 1000 GMT.

“The Cabinet will this morning discuss the UK’s new special status in the EU – afterwards I’ll announce the planned referendum date,” he wrote on twitter.

EU leaders agreed unanimously at a summit on Friday on a package of measures aimed at keeping Britain in the 28-nation bloc.

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