by Chris Papadopoullos
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged British voters to back staying in the EU, adding to the chorus of international voices against so-called Brexit.
“Japan very clearly would prefer Britain to remain within the EU,” Mr Abe said at a press conference with Prime Minister David Cameron.
“British membership is also best for Japanese investors within the UK,” he added.
“Many Japanese companies set up their operations in the UK precisely because the UK is a gateway to the EU.