Airbus row: Polish official says 'we taught French to use the fork'


After furious reaction from France to a last-minute decision by Poland not to buy 50 Airbus-built helicopters, the Polish deputy defence minister slammed Paris for disinviting Poland from an arms fair and claimed his country taught the French how to use cutlery. 

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Poland’s deputy defence minister on Wednesday described the French as “people who learned to eat with a fork from us,” but denied the two countries are embroiled in a diplomatic war over a failed defense deal, reports The Seattle Times.