France recalls ambassador to Italy

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 12:00am


This is the two countries’ biggest diplomatic spat since World War II. This comes after Italian government members Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini criticized President Emmanuel Macron’s economic and migration policies. They also met with leaders of France’s Yellow Vests movement. Host Marco Werman speaks with Mario Del Pero, a history professor at Sciences Po in Paris.