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Anglo-French relations are at their lowest ebb for decades thanks to Brexit

Anglo-French relations are at their lowest ebb for decades thanks to Brexit — RT Op-ed

A series of bust-ups between London and Paris, over fishing, energy and nuclear submarines, has shades of the rivalries the two countries endured for centuries before finally becoming friends. Both sides need to calm down. It is a very special term that entered the diplomatic lexicon more than a century ago, in April 1904: the entente cordiale, a series of “cordial agreements” between Britain and France after colonial rivalry had pushed them into several clashes over their scramble for Africa. It seemingly put an end to almost 1,000 years of conflict involving the two countries.Ten years later, with the beginning...

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