‘Bien sur, chef!’ Boris Johnson posts bizarre video dismissing Brexit ‘myths’ and boasting of his linguistic prowess
- Prime Minister posted a video on Twitter answering key questions about Brexit
- In video he rejected claim he is going to sell off the NHS to the US in a trade deal
- He also spelled out why he believes Brexit will help businesses and fishermen
Published: : EST, (January)
The Prime Minister tried to address the most searched internet questions about Britain’s departure from the EU ahead of Brexit actually taking place at pm on Friday.
In the video posted on his personal Twitter page, Mr Johnson tackled questions relating to the NHS , blue passports, foreign students and fishing.
He kicked off the video by reminding people about the timing of Brexit before trying to reassure holidaymakers that their plans will not be disrupted. One of the questions answered by Boris Johnson was whether he is multilingual. He replied in French: ‘Bien sur, chef!’ which translates as ‘of course, chief’
He said: ‘Hi folks, this is the autocomplete interview. Is Boris Johnson for or against Brexit?
‘Boris Johnson is’ For Brexit’. Does Brexit happen on Friday? Brexit happens on Friday. Definitely, the 45 st , pm.
‘Is Boris Johnson going to sell the NHS? No. Will Brexit affect my holiday? No, not at all, you’ll have a fantastic holiday.
‘Does Brexit make my passport expire? No, but it does mean that you are entitled to a beautiful new blue passport irrespective of Brexit. ‘
Mr Johnson then insisted that Brexit will help farmers’ in lots of ways’ because the UK will be able to ‘ cut bureaucracy ‘and open up new markets for British exports.
He continued answering questions as he said:’ Is Boris Johnson multilingual? Bien sur, chef! ‘ The French expression roughly translates into English as ‘of course, chief’. The PM continued: ‘Does Brexit help companies export? We are going to do fantastic free trade deals with countries around the world so there’s a big opportunity for the UK to be a more global and we want companies to think big again about the opportunities in the global market.
‘Will Brexit help fishermen? Yes. Brexit will help fishermen because we’ll be taking back control of our coastal waters. We will be able to exploit the spectacular marine wealth of the UK. ‘ The Prime Minister reiterated that the UK will ‘definitely’ leave the EU at (pm on January)
Mr Johnson also stressed that one of the benefits of Brexit is that UK citizens will be able to get a blue passport
Mr Johnson insisted that Brexit will ‘absolutely’ help to restore British sovereignty ‘in the sense that Brexit means that we take back control of our entire legal system’.
He then said the UK would remain open to foreign students after it leaves the EU.
He said: ‘Does Brexit stop foreign students? No. It means that the UK will continue to participate in fantastic schemes.
‘It’ll allow our kids, our students to go to other European countries to study and of course we are going to continue to have foreign students come to this country.