France rejects UK ‘intimidation’ over post-Brexit deal – FT


FILE PHOTO: Young French Minister for European Affairs Clément Beaune speaks at a press conference to present the government’s economic recovery plan after the Covid-19 pandemic, in Paris, France on September 3, 2020 . Ludovic Marin / Pool via REUTERS

(Reuters) – France has dismissed this week’s dreadful British warnings of post-Brexit transport delays across the Channel as a tactical posture, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

“Of course, the signals sent in recent days are damaging,” French Minister for Europe Clément Beaune said. (

“We will not fall into some kind of intimidation at European level,” added Beaune, according to the report.

Report by Maria Ponnerhath in Bengaluru; Edited by Shounak Dasgupta


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