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US News: Submarine crisis: Joe Biden's silence on France

joe biden, weakened after Afghanistan, will chain the diplomatic appointments

 joe biden, weakened after Afghanistan, will chain the diplomatic appointments © Getty Images North America / AFP J OE Biden, whose international reputation is out of the chaotic withdrawal of Afghanistan , will multiply this Fall the great diplomatic appointments, which is very difficult to revive the alliances of the United States against the China . The US President goes to begin with the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 21, which stands this year in a hybrid format, mixing virtual interventions and in person.

Le président américain Joe Biden reçois le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson dans le Bureau ovale de la Maison Blanche, le 21 septembre 2021. © AFP - Nicholas Kamm US President Joe Biden Receives British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the Oval Office of the White House, September 21, 2021.

Diplomatic day charged for US President Tuesday, September 21st. After his speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Joe Biden spoke with his partners from the new Trilateral Covenant for the Indo-Pacific, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Head of the British Government Boris Johnson. Nothing on the other hand on the crisis with France, which results from this pact.

with our correspondent in Washington, Guillaume Naudin

that's what the Anglo-Saxons call "the elephant in the room", that is to say what everyone thinks, but no one speaks . The elephant is France. At the moment when Joe Biden tries to convince that America is back and that his main force lies in his alliances, the diplomatic crisis with Paris is never mentioned, but it is there in hollow.

point of view. "Biden: a portrait cracked by the Afghan disaster"

 point of view. © AFP During a speech on August 25, Joe Biden confirmed the withdrawal of American troops as of August 31. "During the presidential election, Biden depicted like everything Trump was not." But according to Marie-Christine Bonzom, a political scientist of the United States, former journalist in Voice of America and the BBC, "This portrait is now cracked". Disastrous management of the withdrawal of Afghanistan has not finished haunting Joe Biden.

Video: The submarine crisis invites itself to the UN (Euronews)

in its speech before the United Nations General Assembly, the US President at insisted on the need to Cooperate , to work together, on the importance of the transatlantic partnership and the European Union as interlocutor.

to listen: Australian submarine crisis: "Biden is like Trump, it's america first"

not yet a call programmed with Emmanuel Macron

but there are speeches and there is the Agenda. First, a meeting in New York with the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morisson, who denounced the contract of purchase of submarines to France to prefer a new contract with the United States. Then, back to Washington, some amiabilitants traded with the third partner, the head of the British Government Boris Johnson.

However, no answer to the questions of the reporters on the outraged reaction of Paris and the reminder of his ambassador. It must be said that Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron have not always spoken and that no phone call is still on the agenda.

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Crisis Background

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© Copyright 2021, the Obs the United States avoided Thursday 30 September in extremis the paralysis of federal services but several other fronts always threaten Joe Biden's presidency, who tries to gather the Democratic troops, burdensome in a fratricidal war around his extensive investment and reform projects.

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