In a Slight to E.U., U.K. Says Not All Ambassadors Are Equal – The New York Times
Ian Bond, the director of foreign policy for the Center for European Reform in London, said that Britains attempt to downgrade the status of the E.U. delegation to the U.K. looks petty and guaranteed to cause ill-will, when the U.K. needs friends in Brussels.
It was worth noting Trump tried the same trick, but had to back down, he said, referring to a similar effort to downgrade the status of the E.U. ambassador to Washington two years ago.
Is that a good precedent? said Mr. Bond.
The demotion of…