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Boris Johnson signs Brexit trade deal with EU

On Christmas Eve, Boris Johnson signed a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU after several months of tense negotiations that often left the prospect of a cutting edge deal. On Wednesday evening, the Prime Minister’s Brexit trade deal with the EU became law after receiving Royal Assent following his successful stint in the House of Commons and the House of Lords earlier today. The new trade deal goes into effect at 11 p.m. Thursday evening, replacing the Brexit transition period that has been in place for almost a year.

But in the end, it will seal the UK’s complete departure from the EU and free the nation from bloc laws and regulations – four and a half years after the historic Brexit referendum.
The French government and in particular President Macron have sharply criticized Brexit, often threatening to reject the deals if the conditions do not meet their red lines.

Now the coined phrase “Frexit” – created in an attempt to force France’s own exit from the EU – is gaining momentum on Twitter in the country.

On Wednesday Mr Johnson tweeted a photo of himself signing the trade deal with the EU, along with the message: ‘By signing this deal we are fulfilling the sovereign wish of the British people to live by their own laws, formulated by their own Elected parliament.

Brexit News: Emmanuel Macron received a huge warning on Frexit (Image: GETTY)

But Generation Frexit, the political movement set up in July 2020, retweeted the Prime Minister’s message and lashed out at the EU, stepping up calls for France to be the next member state to leave the bloc.

The group wrote: “The sovereign wish of a people to live by their own laws: the UK is renewing this fundamental right which the European Union has taken away from it for too long.

“May France be next and #TakeBackControl too, leaving this harmful, crippling and ruinous EU. ”

Charles-Henri Gallois, president of Generation Frexit and author of the book “The economic illusions of the EU”, retweeted the same photo of Mr Johnson on Wednesday, writing: “It’s done and effective tomorrow at midnight!

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Brexit News: Generation Frexit launched a scathing attack on the EU (Image: @GenFrexit / Twitter)

“The House of Commons approves the deal with 521 votes for and 73 against!

“They’re taking back control! #Brexit #TakeBackControl. ”

Earlier today, Gallois stepped up his calls for Frexit, tweeting: “If France is a democratic country, we must also give a voice to citizens on our EU membership.

“A fortiori when we know that the conditions of membership have changed a lot since the vote on the Maastricht Treaty! ”

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Brexit News: Charles-Henri Gallois has stepped up his calls for Frexit (Image: @CH_Gllois / Twitter)

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Brexit News: Boris Jonhson signed the trade agreement with the EU on Wednesday (Image: GETTY)

He also posted a link to the referendum-frexit.org site, which warns that after Brexit, France’s contribution to the EU will increase from € 5 billion per year to € 29 billion, or “the equivalent of 720 hospitals or 14,000 schools that will not be. to be built ” .

The site adds that the “EU recovery plan” for the coronavirus pandemic “will bind France until 2058 and will cost us dearly: 40 billion euros net.

“It is much more than if we had taken out this loan directly by ourselves.

“Moreover, we will not have the free use of this money!” The European Commission will decide. ”

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Brexit news: the key moments that led to the UK’s departure from the EU (Image: EXPRESS)

The site also warns, “What will all this money be used for? The EU has been around for 27 years.

“It has already cost us hundreds of billions of euros. However, the situation in France has continued to deteriorate. With covid-19, we are now in full collapse.

“The time has therefore come to take stock of the European Union.

“We must vote by referendum on our membership of the European Union: respect for democracy and the future of the French requires it”.

Mr Gallois also posted a tweet praising Mr Johnson, saying the PM was still ready for a no-deal result with the EU, warning that France must be ready to do the same “after a victory of #Frexit in a referendum ”.

He wrote: “To get a good deal you had to be prepared for a no-deal exit.

“@BorisJohnson did it as soon as he arrived at 10 Downing Street.

“After a #Frexit victory in a referendum, we will have to prepare for a no-deal exit!

“This will allow us to get out a lot faster than our British friends who lost time with Theresa May. ”

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