Britain should clarify its relations with the European Union (EU) after Brexit, French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview released on Saturday by the British newspaper The Guardian, the “common fate” that unites the two.
“Which policy do you want to choose? [el Reino Unido]The Macron said in an interview with several foreign correspondents on Friday, he may not be the best ally of the United States, the best ally of the European Union and the new Singapore … he must choose a model.
According to the transcript of the interview sent to the Elysée to AFP, France’s head of state assured that if London advocates a “thorough transit policy”, “there will be very strong moments of explanation”.
During trade negotiations with Britain, the European Union feared that its former members would become something of Singapore by lowering European labor, tax and environmental standards on their territory.
“I wish that we maintain a peaceful, constructive relationship, because I deeply believe that our fate is united, that our intellectuals are united, that we think the world together with our differences,” he said.
The French president, who said he did not believe in “neo-nationalism”, reiterated his view that Brexit was a “mistake” and that “it would complicate things on many issues.”
The British, French and other Europeans “preserve a united fate, because history and geography do not change,” said Macron, who said that the United Kingdom may have “a different fate” and “find the salt of common fate” Advocated.
“I hope Boris Johnson and the people who accompany him are of this opinion and I deeply believe that the British people are of this opinion,” concluded the Elysee tenant.
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