France did not change the plans of the United Nations General Assembly in light of the submarine agreement between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, according to an Elysee spokesman.
“The foreign minister would always represent France in the UNGA, the submarine agreement did not change our plans,” she said, cnn reports.
We note that the French government recently said it was betrayed when Australia withdrew from their existing multibillion-dollar defense deal, agreeing instead to reach a nuclear-powered submarine through a new deal with the United States and the United Kingdom. United.
Australia was concerned that conventional submarines it ordered from France would not meet its strategic needs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.
Otherwise, US President Joe Biden met with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday on the outskirts of the United Nations. The two leaders announced the US-Australia relationship just days after the announcement of their new partnership sparked outrage in France.
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