France says Australia-US submarine deal 'huge mistake'

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 18, 2021
Paris recalled its ambassadors to Australia and the United States on Friday to protest a deal among the United States, Australia and Britain to supply Australia with a fleet of at least eight nuclear-power submarines.

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Published on September 17, 2021 -  01:06
Why France is furious about AUKUS pact between UK, US and Australia
CNNโ€™s Cyril Vanier reports that French officials are โ€œfuriousโ€ after the US, UK and Australia announced a trilateral security arrangement focusing on the Indo-Pacific region. Under that agreement, the US will help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines, costing Paris a multi-billion dollar submarine deal.

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