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Offline TomSea

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February 7, 2019 / 7:01 AM / Updated 42 minutes ago
France recalls Italy ambassador after worst verbal onslaught 'since the war'

PARIS (Reuters) - France has recalled its ambassador in Rome after what Paris described as baseless and repeated attacks from Italy’s political leaders in past months, and urged Italy to return to a more friendly stance.

“France has been, for several months, the target of repeated, baseless attacks and outrageous statements,” France’s foreign ministry said in a statement.

It said Italy’s attacks were without precedent since World War Two. “Having disagreements is one thing, but manipulating the relationship for electoral aims is another.”

Read more at: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-italy-idUSKCN1PW1GJ

A true diplomatic crisis.

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I wish there was enough information in that story to understand the issues.
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I wish there was enough information in that story to understand the issues.
Well they are French and Italians :shrug:


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