January 22, 2018 / 9:27 AM / a year ago

Brexit campaigner Farage says doubts return to politics with new party

Nigel Farage, ex-leader of Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP), speaks at a press conference of the Germany's far-right Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) party in Berlin, Germany, September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said on Monday that he was not thinking of creating a new party and doubted that he would return to frontline British politics.

When asked whether he was thinking of creating a new political party, he said: “No thoughts of a new party whatever some may speculate.”

When asked if he would return to frontline politics, he said: “Doubt it.”

Farage declined to comment on the chaos in his former party, UKIP. [nL8N1PH1BX]

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Costas Pitas

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