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US News: Submarine crisis: Blinken and Drian expected at a joint meeting, but no head-to-head planned

Mali: France has "questions" on the respect of the electoral calendar

 Mali: France has © Attila Kisbeneek the leader of French diplomacy Jean-Yves le Drian on September 10, 2021 in Budapest France has "questions" on respect By the junta in power in Mali of the electoral calendar that provides for the return of civilians to power in February 2022 in favor of presidential and legislative elections, Tuesday said the Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Le secrétaire d'Etat américain Antony Blinken (dr.) et son homologue français Jean-Yves Le Drian avaient donné une conférence de presse conjointe en juin, avant que les Etats-Unis ne court-circuitent le contrat franco-australien sur les sous-marins. AFP/Andrew Harnik © AFP / Andrew Harnik US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (Dr.) and his French counterpart Jean-Yves The Drian had given a joint press conference in June, before the United States shorted the Franco-Australian contract on submarines. AFP / Andrew Harnik

The atmosphere should be, at the very least, cold. The American and French Foreign Ministers, Antony Blinken and Jean-Yves Le Drian, will cross this Wednesday at a meeting scheduled for the United Nations, in which they can "exchange their views" on the crisis of the submarines that oppose them . And that's all: no head-to-face is still programmed about it, at the origin of a diplomatic break.

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.

The meeting is scheduled for this Wednesday night in New York on the occasion of a traditional meeting with their counterparts of the other

Country Permanent Members of the Security Council and the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres. "They will certainly be in the same room" (NDLR, the Security Council Room) and "will exchange their views on a number of things," said a US diplomacy manager. It has not reported a bilateral meeting at this stage of the United Nations General Assembly, which is held this week in New York, without, however, definitively excluding it. Monday, Jean-Yves The Drian

had only said that he would cross the US Secretary of State "in the corridors" of the United Nations.

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Washington attempts to appease the IRE of Paris in the Australian submarine case

 Washington attempts to appease the IRE of Paris in the Australian submarine case © AFP / Archives a ccused by France from giving her a "blow in the back" by torpedening the "contract of the "French submarines to Australia, the United States of Joe Biden tried Thursday to avoid an open crisis with Paris, without succeeding in soothing his anger. "France is a vital partner" in the Indo-Pacific region "and in many other areas," said American diplomacy Antony Blinken. "It was the case for a long time, and it will be the case in the future," he said.

Another meeting originally planned this Wednesday also, between Antony Blinken, Jean-Yves Le Drian and their British and German counterparts, Liz Truss And Heiko Maas, was canceled. The US manager referred to agenda issues, but several diplomatic sources indicated to AFP that the cancellation had been requested by Paris. Emmanuel Macron still silent

France is highly lift

since the announcement made mid-September by Joe Biden of a new strategic alliance with Australia and

the United Kingdom , which torpedoes a megaconatrate of French submarines in Canberra. The President of the United States has asked for several days to talk on the phone with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, who has indicated without further details that this interview would take place soon. Wednesday, instead of the meeting at four canceled, Antony Blinken will meet the head of the European diplomacy Josep Borrell. Monday, after several days of solitude on the international scene for France, Josep Borrell testified of the "solidarity" of the countries of the European Union with respect to Paris

after a ministerial meeting of the 27 EU member countries held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Submarine crisis: US Secretary of State Blinken in Paris next week .
© Provided by Le Parisien Le Parisien A first step to restore trust? The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, will visit Paris next week to meet French leaders, announced the State Department, on Friday, after the diplomatic crisis caused by the cancellation by Australia. An important contract of French submarines. . @Secblinken WILL TRAVEL TO PARIS AND MEXICO CITY FROM OCTOBER 4-8, WHERE HE'LL CHAIR THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE @OECD AND PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S.-Mexico High Level Sec

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