French Interior Minister told UK's Priti Patel she was not welcome at migrants meeting

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PARIS (Reuters) - The French government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Friday that the French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin had told his UK counterpart Priti Pratel she was "no longer welcome" at Sunday's meeting organised in France on illegal migrant issues.

The cancellation comes in the wake of the letter sent by Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson to French President Emmanuel Macron, in which he criticised France over the country's handling of illegal immigration and human trafficking.

"That letter was formally poor and its content inappropriate," Attal told BFM TV, regarding Johnson's letter to Macron.

(Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)

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