EU commissioner berates France over southern England truck jams


In an unusally strong statement posted on Twitter, the European Union's transport commissioner, Adina Valean, commenting on the massive logjam of trucks around the English port of Dover following border restrictions introduced by France after a new contagious strain of the coronavirus was found in the UK, said 'I deplore that France went against our recommendations'.

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The European Union's transport commissioner has issued an unusually strong public rebuke of France for the banning of freight from the UK that prevented thousands of trucks from crossing the English Channel, reports Deutsche Welle (DW).