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  • Boris Johnson’s father desires to keep up household hyperlinks to France
  • Boris was the face of Depart marketing campaign however his father voted Stay
  • ‘I’ll all the time be European,’ says Stanley Johnson

PARIS: Stanley Johnson, father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is seeking to purchase French citizenship as the UK bids farewell to the European Union.

Stanley, who voted Stay within the 2016 referendum, has served as a member of the European Parliament and is within the strategy of making use of for a French passport to keep up his ties with the EU after Brexit.

He informed RTL radio that he needed to turn into a French citizen due to sturdy household hyperlinks to France. “If I understand it correctly, I am French. My mother was born in France, her mother was totally French as was her grandfather. So for me it is about reclaiming what I already have. And that makes me very happy,” mentioned the 80-year-old Johnson, who was talking in French.

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“I will always be a European, that’s for sure. One cannot tell the British people: you are not Europeans. Having a tie with the European Union is important,” he added.

Stanley’s son, Boris, was the general public face of the Depart marketing campaign within the 2016 referendum and says Britain can “prosper mightily” as a totally sovereign nation outdoors what he sees as a very bureaucratic EU.

However on Wednesday the prime minister sounded a extra concilatory word as parliament accepted a brand new commerce cope with the EU, saying: “This is not the end of Britain as a European country. We are in many ways the quintessential European civilisation… and we will continue to be that.”

The UK formally leaves the EU’s orbit on Thursday night time, after an typically strained 48-year liaison with the European challenge.

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