U.K., France Committed to Existing Border Deal, Spokesman Says

Both France and Britain plan to maintain the Le Touquet agreement allowing the U.K. to carry out border checks on the French side of the English Channel, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said.

“The situation in France remains unaltered,” Greg Swift told reporters in London Tuesday. “We are committed to that border, the French are committed to that border.”

U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd was holding talks on the issue in Paris Tuesday, amid calls from some politicians in France for the accord to be revoked in the wake of the U.K.’s Brexit vote.

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