France’s Macron: I want solid ties with post-Brexit Britain

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted a strong relationship with post-Brexit Britain.

Speaking in his traditional televised New Year’s eve address to the nation, Macron said: “The United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union is a test for our country. I will strive to maintain a solid relationship between our two countries.”

(Reporting by Leigh Thomas; Editing by Christian Lowe)