French President Emmanuel macron held the first telephone conversation with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and invited him to visit France “in the coming weeks.” On Friday, July 26, reported the press service of the Elysee Palace.
A conversation between two politicians was held on Thursday evening, indicates the Elysee in a communiqué. Emmanuel macron called Boris Johnson of Fort Bregancon, where the President spends his summer vacation. During the conversation he “congratulated the new British Premier on his appointment as” and “expressed satisfaction with the cooperation between the two countries on bilateral, European and international issues,” – said in a communique.
Thus, the Elysee Palace reports that the Makron and Johnson agreed to discuss the issue of a British exit from the EU “in the coming weeks”, stressing that this issue will be discussed “in compliance with the requirements of the European Union”.
On the eve of Prime Minister has declared that does not agree with the Brekzita specified its predecessor, Theresa may. Johnson has promised the British a hard Brickset, that is the exit from the European Union without a contract. This statement caused dissatisfaction with the leadership of the EU. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a telephone conversation with the British Prime Minister called the current version of the agreement “the best and only possible”. In turn, Michel Barnier that the EU was responsible for negotiations with London, said that the harsh rhetoric of Johnson towards Brussels due to the desire of the British Prime Minister to split the common position of the EU.
The French state Secretary for European Affairs Amelie Monchalin said Friday in an interview with France-2, in the case of “hard” Brekzita UK “do not trust”. “If no agreement is reached, it will mean that the bore no relationship of trust (a UK – RFI). Switzerland and Norway are not EU members, but we trust them because they have built a peaceful trade, cultural and economic relations. We want peace”, she commented statements of the British Prime Minister.
Boris Johnson needs to come to France to participate in the summit “the Big seven” which will be held from 24 to 26 August in Biarritz.