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BERLIN, June 24. /TASS/. German Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy Sigmar Gabriel has canceled a planned visit to Moscow in connection with the results of the referendum in the UK the citizens of which voted for their country's exit from the EU, a ministry official told TASS on Friday.
"The minister said that in view of the events around the UK and upcoming meetings on Monday he would not go to Russia next week", the official said.
"Yes, it is so. The Russian Embassy has been informed", Gabriel told reporters. The German vice-chancellor intends to take part on Monday in a meeting of the European Social Democrats, which will take place in Paris.
On Friday, Britain summed up the results of the UK referendum (held on June 23) on the issue of the country's membership in the European Union. Some 52% of the UK citizens voted for exit from the EU, and 48% were against. Referendums in the UK are advisory in nature.