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‘It was wrong not to take Boris Johnson seriously,’ says Emmanuel Macron

REUTERS
Published : Oct 19, 2019, 9:35 am IST
Updated : Oct 19, 2019, 9:35 am IST

'He may be colourful character sometimes but we all are at times. He’s got temper, but he’s leader with a real vision,' Macron said.

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who clinched a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, had been underestimated. (Photo: File)
 French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who clinched a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, had been underestimated. (Photo: File)

London: French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who clinched a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, had been underestimated.

“He may be a colourful character sometimes but we all are at times. He’s got a temper, but he’s a leader with a real strategic vision. Those who didn’t take him seriously were wrong,” Macron told a news conference after an EU summit.

Tags: emmanuel macron, boris johnson, european union, brexit deal
Location: United Kingdom, England