UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells French President to “get a grip” – BBC News

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Boris Johnson has told the French president to “donnez-moi un break” and get over his anger about a new military pact between the UK, US and Australia.

Speaking to reporters in Washington, he said it was time for “some of our dearest friends” to “prenez un grip”.

Paris is angry after Australia signed the Aukus pact to build nuclear-powered submarines, pulling out of a major contract with France in the process.

Mr Johnson insisted they were “not trying to shoulder anybody out”.

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