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Victory for Cameron: United Kingdom will stay in EU

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The United Kingdom has reached a deal with the EU which ensures that Britain will remain in the 28-nation bloc.

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Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite confirmed on her Twitter account that the United Kingdom will stay in the European Union: "Agreement #UKinEU done. Drama over."

According to the document, "the references to ever closer union do not apply to the United Kingdom."

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka wrote on Twitter that the agreement a "decent compromise." The new arrangement reportedly grants London a seven-year emergency brake on migrant welfare claims.

The Danish prime minister also confirmed the agreement. Lars Løkke RasmussenV wrote "@David_Cameron fought hard for Britain. Good deal for UK and for EU. Congrats!"

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