US News After the breakup of the submarine contract by Australia, the Drian denounces "a blow in the back"
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France has castiped Canberra and Washington on Thursday, September 16, denouncing a " Coup in the back "Australian and a" brutal "decision of Joe Biden after the announcement of a strategic partnership between Australia, the United States and Great Britain, which led to the rupture of a gigantic French submarine supply contract to Australia. "It's really, in good French, a blow in the back", "said French diplomacy, Jean-Yves Le Drian, onRadio France Info
, saying" angry, with a lot of bitterness ". "We had established with Australia a relationship of trust. This trust is betrayed, "said Jean-Yves Le Drian, who had concluded the" contract of the century "on submarines when he was the Minister of Defense on François Hollande.
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At the same time, the Minister of Armies, Florence Parly, deplored onRFI
"a very bad news for the respect of the given word" and a "serious" decision on international politics.concluded in 2016 with the France Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced this Thursday, September 16th, the rupture of this gigantic contract of $ 90 billion (€ 56 billion)
for the provision of conventional submarines. Canberra preferred to conclude a strategic partnership with the United States and Great Britain comprising the delivery of nuclear propulsion submarines by Washington.
The two French ministers have not chewed their words vis-à-vis the US President Joe Biden, accused of trampling his allies.
Lead 1-France regrets the decision of Australia to have US nuclear submarines
Australia - Security / Submarines - France (Lead 1): Lead 1-France regrets the decision of Australia to have American nuclear submarines (adds details, details) Paris, September 16 (Reuters) - France took note of the decision of the Australian Government to stop the "Future" ocean class submarine program Submarine Program "(FSP) announced Thursday the French ministers of foreign affairs and armies in a joint statement.
Why Joe Biden is already at the foot of the wall"It has been brutally learned by a statement by President Biden that the contract that had passed between France and the Australians stops, and then the United States will propose a nuclear offer, of which we do not know the content, to Australians . "It's not between allies [...] we were talking about all this with the United States a short time ago and there is this break. It's pretty unbearable, "he hammered. "We are lucid about how the United States considers their allies and their partners," says Florence Parly.
Paris wants explanationsFrench Naval Group had been selected by Canberra to provide twelve conventional (non-nuclear) propulsion submarines derived from the future French nuclear submarines Barracuda. Asked about the issue of possible compensation, Florence Parly replied, "We will study all the ways" and try to "limit as much as possible the consequences for Naval Group". "We will have to clarify. We have contracts. The Australians need to tell us how they get away, "brought the leader of French diplomacy, claiming" explanations "to Australia as in Washington.
A meeting between the United States and their European partners canceled for Calendar Reasons .
UN-ASSEMBLY-USA-France: a meeting between the United States and their European partners canceled for reasons of schedule © Reuters / Tobias Schwarz A meeting between the United States and their European partners canceled for New York (Reuters) calendar reasons - a meeting in the margins of the United Nations Assembly and bring together the United States and European countries , of which France, has been canceled for calendar reasons, Tuesday announced American representatives.