French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called Australia’s decision to terminate the contract for the construction of submarines “a stab in the back” and demanded an explanation from Washington, which essentially intercepted the deal from Paris. Gazeta.Ru understood the political and military implications of the commercial deal.
“We will not continue the submarine building program with France, as we have informed the French government and its President [Emmanuel] Macron,” said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison .
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called Canberra’s actions “stab in the back”
“We have established a trusting relationship with Australia, this trust has been undermined,” the minister said on the air of France Info radio station.
According to him, Paris is waiting for an explanation from Canberra and Washington. […]
Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science and Sociology of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, military political scientist Alexander Perendzhiev believes that the break in the agreement between Australia and France “has implications, this event is very significant both for world politics and for the internal state of the West itself.”
“NATO is starting to split over China. The Anglo-Saxon component and the European Union are clearly distinguished.
France is one of the leading states of the European Union. The Anglo-Saxons have concerns about his desire to create their own army – they are building defense mechanisms. In this case, so that Australia does not depend on France and the European Union, especially in military-technical terms, “ Läs artikel