France Recalls Rome Ambassador After Worst Verbal Onslaught “Since the War”

French President Macron. Credit: Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances français

(From The Guardian)

Paris has taken the extraordinary step of recalling its ambassador from Rome in the worst crisis between the two neighbouring countries since the second world war. . . .

Italy’s two deputy prime ministers, Matteo Salvini of the far-right League and Luigi Di Maio of the populist, anti-establishment Five Star Movement, have criticised the centrist French president, Emmanuel Macron, on a host of inflammatory issues, from immigration to the gilets jaunes (yellow vest) anti-government demonstrations in France.

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