Brexit is historic warning sign for Europe: French President Macron

Paris: Brexit is a “historic warning sign” for the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said hours before Britain´s departure from the EU, adding that it meant “we need more Europe”.

“This departure is a shock. It´s a historic warning sign which must… be heard by all of Europe and make us reflect,” Macron said in a short televised address.

Failure to reform the EU had turned the bloc into a “scapegoat”, he said, adding that faced with China and the US, “we need more Europe”.

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