UK's Boris Johnson takes aim at Emmanuel Macron over educational opportunities for Indian students

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LONDON: The UK government seemed rattled by the India visit of French President Emmanuel Macron with UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson clashing with him on social media over Indian students being lured by both nations.
During an address in New Delhi on Saturday, the French President offered up France as the new gateway to Europe for Indian students against the backdrop of Britain’s exit from the EU.

“We are at the beginning of a new momentum between France and India… I want to double the number of Indian students coming to France. If you choose France you gain access to francophonie, you gain access to Europe,” said messages from Macron’s official Twitter account.

In a direct reply, Johnson tweeted back: “We are proud too to have more than 14,000 Indian students coming to the UK in…

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