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Boris Johnson’s father applying for French citizenship

by LLB Editor
31st Dec 20 11:03 am

Stanley Johnson, the father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, today said he is applying for a French passport to maintain his ties with the European Union after Brexit.

Stanley Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament who voted Remain in Britain’s 2016 referendum, told RTL radio he wanted to become a French citizen because of strong family links 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,” said the 80-year-old Johnson.

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