France tells Italy 'playtime is over' in diplomatic row

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Paris defends recall of envoy to Rome after 'unfounded attacks' by Italian leaders as Italy criticizes ‘ultra-liberal’ French policies.

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France and Italy have continued their unprecedented war of words, with Paris defending its decision to recall its ambassador to Rome, attacking the “nationalist leprosy” eating away at Europe and insisting “playtime is over”, reports The Guardian.