Boris Johnson calls Macron ‘très bon buddy’ of UK after Truss comments

Boris johnson calls macron 'très bon buddy' of uk after truss comments

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Boris Johnson has rejected Liz Truss’s ambivalent characterisation of ties with France, describing the French president, Emmanuel Macron, as a ‘très bon buddy’ of the UK. ‘Relations between the UK and France are of huge importance, they’ve been very good for a long time,’ said the outgoing prime minister during a visit to an elective orthopaedic centre in Surrey. 

His comments came after Truss, the foreign secretary, who is campaigning to be the next Tory leader, said the ‘jury’s out’ on whether Macron was a friend or foe of the UK. 

During a visit to Algeria, Macron was asked about Truss’s comments and answered that Britain was a friend of France. ‘If we are not able, between the French and British, to say whether we are friends or enemies – the term is not neutral – we are headed towards serious problems,’ he said 

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