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Brexit Grudges Recede as Truss Makes Inroads With EU Allies

  • Truss attended a gathering with EU leaders in Prague
  • She confirmed that French President Macron is a friend
Liz Truss and Emmanuel Macron in Prague, on Oct. 6.
Liz Truss and Emmanuel Macron in Prague, on Oct. 6.Photographer: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images
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UK Prime Minister Liz Truss ditched the antagonistic rhetoric that became a hallmark of post-Brexit relations with the European Union in a sign the two sides may be moving closer to putting their differences behind them.

Truss insisted on Thursday that French President Emmanuel Macron is a friend -- just weeks after ducking the same question.