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Macron, Johnson agree to intensify Brexit negotiations

By DW
19 June 2020   |   2:14 pm
Macron used his first overseas visit since the pandemic to travel to the UK and mark the 80th anniversary of General de Gaulle's appeal to the resistance. He spoke with Johnson and agreed to expedite post-Brexit talks.

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