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Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?
The UK and the EU share a history and a common culture.
British alliances and wars with
stretch back hundreds of years.
was one of Britain's first allies.
Cyprus and Malta
were British overseas territories.
The UK has no particular historical connection with many EU nations, such as Slovenia or Lithuania.
The UK also has highly important relationships with countries outside the EU - notably the United States and the Commonwealth.
The UK can remain close and cooperative with its allies, but that is not an argument for a political union.
A common history is not cause for creating a common future. Just because something has always been does not mean it is the best way.
The EU has no common culture (compare the cultures of Romania, Greece and Sweden), therefore there is nothing to share - unless we are talking about bureaucratic culture within EU's structures.
The history of the UK outside the EU is richer and much longer than its EU membership or even the EU's existence.