Macron-Johnson relations dive in open spat over migrant policies


French President Emmanuel Macron described as 'not serious' UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's choice of using Twitter to set out policy propositions to France over clandestine crossings of the Channel, while an invitation for Home Secretary Priti Patel to attend a meeting in Calais on the issue has been withdrawn.

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President Macron has criticised Boris Johnson for publishing an open letter on Twitter as the French government cancelled talks between the two nations on the migrant crisis, reports The Times.