But the European nationalist’s comments sparked a backlash among dozens of Twitter users.
Jamie Bryson, a Northern Ireland unionist activist, wrote: “You actually believe you have a right to comment upon our sovereign country.
“Keep your meddling EU nose out of our business.
“We are leaving, as one UK, and if you other EU leaders don’t like that…. well all the better.”
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