EU left ‘livid’ as France lose BILLIONS over sunk submarine deal | World | News

France has been described as “furious” over Australia’s choice to cancel an order for submarines price “billions of euros.” Australia scrapped the order of French submarine expertise in favour of a brand new alliance with the US and UK which is able to see the Australian Navy kitted out with new nuclear-powered subs. Correspondent Teri Schultz advised DW News that President Emmanuel Macron was not the one European chief that was indignant at being left in the dead of night concerning the AUUKUS deal.

Ms Schultz advised DW News: “France is furious.

“It lost tens of billions of Euros on this submarine deal which Australia has now canned.

“Frances does not like to not be consulted, I mean no European country wants to be left out.

“But France actually considers itself a participant.”

“It would not prefer it when it would not get any phrase in anyway that that is occurring.

“But France isn’t the only one, you know Joseph Borrel, the EU foreign policy chief just said a short time ago today that he hadn’t been consulted.

“That he did not know something concerning the deal and that it should have been within the works for a while.

“So he clearly didn’t please either.

“They determined that they wanted nuclear-powered submarines they usually got here to the British and the Americans who had been the one different allied nations that makes this stuff.

“So it is essentially Australia stepping up to a new level of military capability.

“We have already got very shut relations with Australia…partnership in intelligence after that well-known 5 eyes community, and we additionally no an terrible lot of apparatus work collectively together with the newest era of F35 fighter.

“So the three nations already have a lot going on together in the defence and security area, this takes it to a completely different level.”

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