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Pierre Levy was France's former ambassador to the Czech Republic (Photo: elPadawan)

France 'shocked' by Poland's 'sick man' attack on Macron

France's ambassador to Poland has said he was "shocked" by the Polish foreign minister's comments that France had become the "sick man of Europe".

"I won't hide that I was surprised, even shocked, by those remarks," Pierre Levy, the French diplomat, told Polsat News, a Polish TV broadcaster, in an interview out on Wednesday (26 December).

France was trying to build closer ties with Poland, he said, but the Polish minister's comments made him "wonder whether Polish authorities r...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Pierre Levy was France's former ambassador to the Czech Republic (Photo: elPadawan)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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