Macron responds to Truss comment that the ‘jury is out’ on whether he’s ‘friend or foe’

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Emmanuel Macron has responded to Liz Truss’ comment that the “jury is out” on whether he is “friend or foe.”

“We have more and more authoritative democracies, destabilising powers ... if we can’t, between French and Britons to say whether we are friends or foes ... then we are heading towards serious problems,” the French president said.

The foreign secretary was asked the question during the latest Tory party leadership hustings event in Norwich on Thursday, 25 August.

Labour’s David Lammy said Truss’ comments displayed a “woeful lack of judgement.”

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