Controversial statement of the leader of the “Movement 5 stars”: the French foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of Italy
01:21 Today, the Telegraph true European world news: France summoned the Ambassador of Italy for comments on the colonization of Africa.
On Monday the French foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of Italy because of the comments of the Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, in which he accused Paris of the continuation of the colonization of Africa and suggested the EU to impose sanctions against France.
On it informs Agency Reuters.
Speaking on Saturday during a trip to Abruzzo, Di Maio criticized the policy of France in Africa.
“If there are people who are now leaving the Africa, this is because some European countries, particularly France, has never ceased to colonize Africa,” said Di Maio.
“If France was not their African colonies, and this is what they should be called, she would have been 15 economy in the world. Instead, she is among the first. Precisely because it does in Africa,” added the Italian Deputy Prime Minister.
On Monday, the chief of staff of the French Minister for European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau called the Italian Ambassador Teresa Castaldo.
Official Paris called comments Italian Deputy Prime Minister unacceptable and aggressive.
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