“The longer we are in the EU the more problems we will have.
“You will see very bad and difficult social and economical reforms by the EU.
“I think staying in the EU as a country will only get worse definitely.
“It will be an issue if France continues to transfer sovereignty powers to the European Union.”
Mr Gallois also took issue with people failing to make the distinction between the successes of Europe and the European Union.
He said: “If you look at what is working in Europe in general and I draw the distinction because the European Union is a political organisation, while Europe is a continent that may have some international cooperation.
“Europe, it has nothing to do with the supernational European Union for example.
“The crazy idea of the European army and to let France share some powers.
“Emmanuel Macron wants to do the European project and share his power.
“It is always a one-way relationship because Emmanuel Macron is a Eurocrat and he supports the ideology.”