Given the way that the leftist/globalist politicians and bureaucrats who run the EU have seriously mismanaged the affairs of the union, why would any country want to stay in anymore? The harm EU’s ruinous and bullying policies are causing to its member countries, especially the smaller ones, makes it no longer worth the convenience of being able to drive trains and semi-trucks filled with trade goods across national borders without having to stop at customs checkpoints.
France, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland and Hungary could leave.
Front National leader Marine Le Pen has pledged to hold a French referendum if she emerges victorious in next year's presidential elections.
While for the past two months a Nexit has been on the cards after Dutch voters overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-European Union treaty
Details of Berlin's concerns were outlined in a finance ministry strategy document.
Angela Merkel's country faces having to pay an extra £2.44billion a year to the annual EU once Britain has left.
Fears for the of the EU have prompted German government officials to propose that Britain is offered “constructive exit negotiations”.
The aim is of making the UK an “associated partner country” of the EU, according to German newspaper Die Welt today.
Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, warned that Europe needs to change its ways.
“Brussels must hear the voice of the people, this is the biggest lesson from this decision," he told public radio.
“But Europe is strong only if it can give answers to major issues such as immigration that would strengthen Europe itself and not weaken it. The EU failed to give these answers."
Another critic of the EU, the leader of Poland's ruling party, said that the UK referendum result shows the need for reform of the EU.
“The conclusion is obvious. We need a new European treaty," said Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who heads the Law and party.
“We need a positive reaction, and not persistent movement in the same direction, a direction which has led to crisis," he added.
There is no point beating about the bush: today is a watershed for EuropeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel
Tensions are rising across the EU, with Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, and Sweden all facing demands for referendums over Europe.
In a statement, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said: "There is no point beating about the bush: today is a watershed for Europe, it is a watershed for the European unification process."