France PM warns Britain not to 'turn its back' on Europe

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (right) meets with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at 10 Downing Street in London, on Oct 6, 2014. Mr Valls, on Monday, warned that Britain would "lose a lot" if it were to leave the European Union. -- P
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (right) meets with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at 10 Downing Street in London, on Oct 6, 2014. Mr Valls, on Monday, warned that Britain would "lose a lot" if it were to leave the European Union. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls during a visit to London on Monday warned that Britain would "lose a lot" if it were to leave the European Union.

"Britain, and in particular the City, would lose a lot if it were to turn its back on Europe," Valls told executives in a speech in the City, London's financial hub.