France shuns British minister from Channel migrants meeting

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By Richard Lough PARIS (Reuters) – France has told UK Home Secretary Priti Patel she is no longer invited to a meeting over the Channel migration crisis after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson criticised Paris’ handling of the situation, the French government said. France took offence at a letter sent by Johnson to President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. A source close to Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin described the letter as “unacceptable and contrary to the spirit of our discussions between partners”. The decision underlined the poor post-Brexit relations between the two countries and t…

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