US News: Crisis of Australian submarines: France has been treated "unacceptable", denounces the President of the European Commission

Lead 1-France regrets the decision of Australia to have US nuclear submarines

 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.

"There are many outstanding questions that need to get answers," said Ursula von der Leyen In an interview with the American CNN chain.

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The President of the European Commission denounced, Monday, September 20, the way France was treated in the Australian submarine crisis . "There are many outstanding questions that need answers," said Ursula von der Leyen in an interview with the CNN American chain, which should be broadcast in the evening. "One of our Member States has been treated in a unacceptable way. We want to know what happened and why," she said in an extract twitted by the reporter Christiane Amanfor.

Australia will acquire US nuclear submarines

 Australia will acquire US nuclear submarines USA-SECURITE / BIDEN - Asia (photo, TV): Australia will acquire US nuclear submarines by Trevor Hunnicutt, Nandita Bose, David Brunnstrom and Colin Packham Washington / Canberra, September 16 (Reuters) - The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia announced Wednesday the establishment of a new security and defense partnership in which Washington and London will help Australia to acquire nuclear-propulsion submarines, while China strengthens its influence in the Indo-Pacific region.

Exclusive: @eu_commission President @vonderleyen Reacts to the Aukus Fallout. "One of our Member States Has Been Treated in A Way That is not acceptable," She Tells ME. "We Want to Know What Happened and Why."

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- Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) September 20, 2021

On the night of September 15 to 16, Australia canceled a contract for purchase of French submarines , established In 2016 for an amount of 56 billion euros. Canberra has made this decision as part of a security pact with the United States and the United Kingdom, which includes the provision of US nuclear propulsion submarines to Australia. To mark his anger, France recalled his ambassador to the United States, an unprecedented act vis-à-vis this historic ally, as well as that in Australia. Foreign Ministers of EU countries must examine Monday night the consequences of this security pact "Aukus" during a meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, announced a. Word of the European Commission.


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submarines. For Bruno the Mayor, Europe can no longer rely on the US for its protection .
© West-France / Thomas Brégardis The Suffren, a French submarine type Barracuda, in July 2019 during his inauguration in Cherbourg. After the submarine crisis and the withdrawal of Afghanistan, the Minister of the Economy Bruno The Mayor believes that the United States should not be rely on to ensure the protection of Europe. He calls on the European Union to build its strategic independence.

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