Australia made ‘huge mistake’ cancelling submarine deal, says recalled French ambassador

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France plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia on Friday after it recalled its ambassadors from both countries over a trilateral security deal which sank a French-designed submarine contract with Canberra.

Jean-Pierre Thebault, the recalled French ambassador to Australia, left the French embassy in Canberra on Saturday.

Thebault called the surprise cancellation of a submarine contract with France in favour of a US deal “a huge mistake.”

Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/09/17/france-recalls-ambassadors-us-australia-amid-backlash-submarine/

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