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French President Francois Hollande gives a press briefing at the end of the European Council meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 29 June 2016.
Photograph: EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

French President Francois Hollande says that Britain cannot have access to the single market without also respecting the other key freedoms of the European Union.

"If Britain wants to be part of the single market, they can do so, but they must comply with the principle of the four freedoms," Hollande says. Among the freedoms is the free movement of people.

Hollande speaks alongside British Prime Minister Theresa May on her first foreign trip as the country's leader.

One of the key aspects of the British vote to leave the European Union was to be able to restrict the number of people entering the country, May says.

But Britain wants to get the "right deal" for trade in goods and services, she added.

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