Australia submarine snub 'does not change France's Indo-Pacific strategy' says Emmanuel Macron

Australia's AUKUS alliance with the US and UK, which deprives France of a contract to supply submarines to Australia, "does not change France's Indo-Pacific strategy," says French President Emmanuel Macron. Macron was left furious by Australia's decision to ditch a 2016 deal to buy diesel submarines from France in favour of nuclear-powered ones from the United States and Britain.

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