Thousands march through London to protest against Brexit vote

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Baku, July 2, AZERTAC

Thousands of demonstrators marched through central London on Saturday in a loud and colorful protest against last week's vote to leave the European Union, a result that has plunged Britain into political chaos and which most people in the capital rejected, according to Reuters.

Most protestors were young adults, and many were draped in EU flags while others waved banners bearing slogans like "I'm with EU."

London voted 60 percent in favor of remaining in the EU in last Thursday's referendum, with younger voters widely in favor of staying in the bloc, but 52 percent of Britons overall cast ballots in favor of leaving.

The vote to leave has prompted a battle within the ruling Conservative party to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron who said he would resign after the result.

The main opposition Labour Party has also turned on itself, with most of its lawmakers in parliament having voted to withdraw support for party leader Jeremy Corbyn after what they saw as his lackluster contribution to the referendum campaign.

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