How The French Are Reacting To 'Brexit'09:25
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A photo taken on June 24, 2016 shows an amalgamation of the French and United Kingdom flag flying from a flagpole on the top of the castle of Hardelot, the cultural center of the Entente Cordiale (the colonial-era promise of cross-channel friendship between Britain and France) in Neufchatel-Hardelot, northern France. 
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A photo taken on June 24, 2016 shows an amalgamation of the French and United Kingdom flag flying from a flagpole on the top of the castle of Hardelot, the cultural center of the Entente Cordiale (the colonial-era promise of cross-channel friendship between Britain and France) in Neufchatel-Hardelot, northern France. (Philippe Huguen /AFP/Getty Images)
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The realities of what the British departure from the European Union means for Europe are beginning to sink in this week. In France, Marine Le Pen, leader of the right-wing National Front party, is celebrating Britain’s decision and calling for a similar French referendum on staying or leaving the EU.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Le Monde reporter Annick Cojean on how France is reacting to Brexit.

Guest

Annick Cojean, Le Monde reporter. She tweets @AnnickCojean

This segment aired on June 28, 2016.

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