France warns UK not to use Channel tragedy for ‘political purposes’

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 09:04:16 GMT 0

France warns UK not to use Channel tragedy for ‘political purposes’


French president stresses ‘shared responsibility’ of two countries in conversation with British PM

Emmanuel Macron has warned Boris Johnson not to use the deaths of dozens of people in a the Channel boat tragedy “for political purposes”, the Élysée said.

In a conversation with the prime minister on Wednesday night, the French president stressed “the shared responsibility” of France and the UK, according to French reports. France’s government is holding an emergency meeting on Thursday morning to discuss next steps.

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