News – AU – Emmanuel Macron ally pleads for Britain to rejoin EU: “Brexit is not good for us”

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Brexit tensions between Britain and France still linger as disagreements over fisheries remain unresolved.This was made clear when the EU banned imports of shellfish from Britain and told British fishermen that they would have no live mussels for an indefinite period , Oysters, clams and cockles to the block Jersey is also at the center of a fishing dispute – the Channel Island granted French boats temporary licenses to fish in their waters, but these will expire in April The Brexit trade deal with the EU has divided and fishermen in the UK are furious about the terms agreed

British fishing boats will receive a greater share of fish as 25 percent of EU fishing rights in UK waters will be transferred to the UK fleet over a five-year period

Thereafter, the annual negotiations will determine how the catch will be shared between the UK and the EU, and the UK would have the right to completely exclude EU boats after 2026

After an agreement was finally reached, Macron’s ally Clement Beaune claimed that “Brexit is not good for the EU”

The Paris European Minister said: “I think we have to say what we think I keep thinking that Brexit is a bad thing, it is a personal and political opinion, it will be a bad thing for the UK, it is not good news for the EU

“I know it wasn’t a happy day for her or for me I’m not forgetting that Brexit is still a difficult moment in some areas like Scotland “

In an interview with Politico he continued: “I do not forget that there are veterans and young people who have hoped for a future within the EU and hope to rebuild it in another way or to return one day

Mr Beaune also denied that France wanted “belligerent” rhetoric with Britain and that Paris respected Britain’s decision to leave the country

He said: “We have been friendly since we wanted to negotiate, never slamming the door or knocking the tables

On New Years Day, Mr Macron was less diplomatic, saying Brexit was built on “lies and false promises”

The French President said: “A few days ago we made an agreement to organize our future relations and defend our interests, our industries, our fishermen and our unity

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“This decision to leave Europe, this Brexit, was the child of European malaise and many lies and false promises

“I want to tell you very clearly tonight that our fate lies primarily in Europe

“Our sovereignty is national and I will do everything I can to ensure that we remain masters of our fate and our lives

“But this sovereignty also has an impact on the stronger, more autonomous and more united EU that we built in 2020”

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News – AU – Emmanuel Macron ally pleads for Britain to rejoin the EU: “Brexit is not good for us”

Source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1399016/emmanuel-macron-uk-rejoin-eu-brexit-not-good-france-spt