France cancels meeting with UK following Boris Johnson letter to Macron

France cancels meeting with UK following Boris Johnson letter to Macron

France cancels meeting with UK following Boris Johnson letter to Macron Public letter sent by PM deemed ‘unacceptable’ by French France has cancelled a crucial meeting on the migrant crisis scheduled between home secretary Priti Patel and her French counterpart in protest at the UK’s public demands. French interior minister Gerald Darmanin has scrapped his Sunday meeting with Ms Patel, with his ministry saying she was was “not invited any more” to discussions involving European counterparts. The ministry described Boris Johnson’s public letter to French president Emmanuel Macron – in which he called for joint patrols to prevent more boats from leaving French beaches – as “unacceptable”. The minister statement said: “We consider the British prime minister’s public letter unacceptable and contrary to our discussions between counterparts.” It added: “Therefore, …
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