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UK Leader admits that Britain could be forced to leave the EU over the out of control muslim immigration crisis that is harming western Europe

DAVID Cameron has warned the migration crisis could force Britain into leaving the European Union as he continued talks aimed at striking a new deal with Brussels.

The Prime Minister said the short-term impact of the influx of migrants arriving in the EU could lead voters to “push Europe away”.

His remarks come as the number of migrants claiming asylum in the EU this year passed a staggering one million according to EU statistics agency Eurostat.

But hinting he may consider a lengthy campaign before his promised referendum on EU membership, Mr Cameron said that the “longer term reaction” to the migration crisis could be to make sure that there was a relationship with Brussels that “works”.

The Prime Minister was in Poland on the latest leg of his diplomatic offensive to win backing for the reform programme he hopes will allow him to recommend the UK remains within the 28-member bloc.

A major obstacle is his call for a ban on EU migrants claiming in-work benefits in Britain until they have been in the country for four years – which he hopes will deter citizens of other member states from coming to the UK.

More than one million migrants have claimed asylum in the UK

But Mr Cameron said the wider migration crisis – triggered by people seeking to come to Europe – could harden British opinion against the EU.

He said: “I think with both the eurozone crisis and the migration crisis, the short term impact is for people to think, ‘oh Christ, push Europe away from me, it’s bringing me problems’.”

Indicating he may consider delaying a referendum until nearer the end of 2017, Mr Cameron added: “I think the longer term reaction might actually be, well if they are going to have a single currency and they are on our doorstep and they are going to try and make it work, let’s make sure our relationship with them works and


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