By Grace Dzuwa
France has summoned Italy’s ambassador after the Italian deputy prime minister accused the French of exploiting Africa and fueling migration.
According to BBC, Luigi di Maio on monday called on the European union to improve sanctions on France for its policies in Africa.
Italy’s populist leadership has repeatedly clashed with France in recent months, on issues such as migration, protests and culture.
As prime minister Giuseppe conte tried to soothe the row on Tuesday, highlighting the two countries “solid friendship”, right -wing interior minister Matteo France’s Emmanuel Macron as a “terrible president”.