According to reports in the French press, Emmanuel Macron in private talks with advisers has labeled Boris Johnson “un clown”.
magazine chained duck The French president was quoted as saying he was able to hold serious talks privately with the prime minister, only to later find him publicly “giving us a hard time”.
And it said Mr Macron told members of his inner circle that the prime minister had privately apologized for scapegoating France on issues ranging from small boats in the Channel to fishing and the so-called “sausage war”, But told the President that he had to do so for the sake of British public opinion.
Report Sylvie Berman, the former French ambassador to Britain, told Times Radio that cross-channel relations had “never been worse since Waterloo”.
A satirical and investigative publication similar to the paper keep an eye on – Said Mr Macron found that Johnson had tweeted a letter to the president urging Britain to take back migrants crossing the English Channel from France.
Prior to the publication of Mr Johnson’s six-page letter, Mr Macron had a chance to see it received a furious response from Paris, prompting Home Secretary Priti Patel at a meeting of European interior ministers to discuss the small boat problem. Withdrawn invitation to attend.
Credit: www.independent.co.uk /