France prepares contigency plans for hard Brexit deal


Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has asked ministers to discuss plans ahead of a possible exit of Britain from the European Union without mutual agreement terms, and to prepare measures necessary to mitigate difficulties 'linked with this unprecedented challenge', including facilitating the stay of British citizens currently living in France and ensuring smooth border controls.

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French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe on Monday asked his ministers to prepare contingency measures in case of a no-deal Brexit, reports Reuters.