Biden weakening anti-China alliance? France gets EU support over US-UK-Australia

Published on Sep 21, 2021 04:11 PM IST
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European has come out in support of France against United State over controversial nuclear submarine deal with Australia. European Union's diplomatic chief Josep Borrell said EU ministers "expressed a clear solidarity towards France" after Australia last week cancelled a multi-billion-dollar contract for French submarines, instead opting for US nuclear-powered ones as part of a new three-way alliance with Washington and London. This as French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian condemned a "break of trust between allies" after Paris was outraged by the loss of a mega submarine contract with Australia. Meanwhile, White House said that president Biden will soon speak to his french counterpart amid the escalating tensions. Watch this report for more.

 
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