Britons will vote on whether or not to leave the EU in 10 days. But what do the U.K.’s closes continental neighbors think?
CCTV’s Kate Parkinson is in Paris to find out.
Poll find strong support of Brexit from FrenchBritons will vote on whether or not to leave the EU in 10 days. But what do the U.K.’s closes continental neighbors think?
Squabbles between ‘the frogs’ and ‘les rosbifs’ are common, often the disagreements are over the future direction of the European project.
But when it comes to the Brexit, the French President is standing alongside the British Prime Minister.
The French people though do not all agree. A recent poll of nine Northern European countries found that outside of the U.K., support for the Brexit is strongest here in France. One-third of French people want the U.K. to leave the EU. And 42 percent of people think it’s going to happen.
Some even think a U.K. exit will be good for Europe, and for France.
Given France’s historic reluctance to grant the U.K. entry in first place, it’s not hugely surprising that so many here would not be sorry if their neighbor decides it’s time to leave the union.
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