Ordkriget between Italy and France has been going on for a week and started when Femstjärnerörelsens leader and Italy's deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio on 20 January said that the migrants want to go in the country of Italy”, from today, will be sent to Marseille”.
also is the minister of economic development, has also accused France to be a colonial power:
" France has never stopped colonizing a dozen african states. The EU should put in place sanctions against France and all the countries like France that is causing the famine in Africa and get the people there to flee. Africans should stay in Africa, not on the bottom of the Mediterranean sea.
Di Maios government colleague Matteo Salvini, who is leading the extremhögerpartiet the Lega, has also said that France has ”a very bad government and the president” and continued on Sunday to accuse the president of Macros for ”the yellow västarnas” protests.
criticism of the president of the French republic Emmanuel Macron.
" I will not go in defence of them, that is what they are waiting for. So good luck, enjoy the agitation, enjoy the ride, what I'm concerned so I speak with president Conte said Macron adding:
Italy has a wonderful people, the Italian people are our friends and need leaders who are worthy of its history, writes Reuters.
between the countries has come to focus on the vessel Sea-Watch 3 where Matteo Salvini said that he is considering to take legal action against the Dutch vessel which has the 47 migrants on board and tried to add in an Italian port. Salvini has thus far refused to allow the ship, which rescued the migrants on the Mediterranean sea, to enter Italy.
Something he had been criticised by the UN human rights bodies:
– Imagine that you are in the icy dock on a ship after you have been beaten, threatened, tortured. Imagine that you see the land in front of you and that you are completely alone in the world. And you ask yourself: why, why, no one wants to know of me? said the UNHCR spokesperson, Carlotta Sami, in a commentary on Sunday.
Giuseppe Conti has tried to pour oil on the waves and has, as well as the Macron did on Sunday, stressed the long-standing friendship and ties between the countries.
"Our relationship is strong," said Conti on Tuesday.