France's Macron says Queen Elizabeth embodied Britain’s continuity and unity

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Queen Elizabeth

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said in a statement on Twitter that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has embodied the British nation’s continuity and unity for over 70 years.

"I remember her as a friend of France, a kind-hearted queen who has left a lasting impression on her country and her century," Macron said.

(Reporting by Geert De Clercq; editing by Jonathan Oatis)