Frankryk herroep ambassadeurs in die VSA en Australië in reaksie op AUKUS-kernduikbootverdrag

“Op versoek van president Macron, Ek het besluit om onmiddellik ons ​​ambassadeurs in die Verenigde State en Australië na Parys te herroep vir konsultasies,” French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drain said in a statement Friday.

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France has uitgedruk outrage after an announcement this week of a pact between Australia, Engeland, en die Amerikaanse. that will provide nuclear submarines to Australia and scrap an agreement previously made to send French-made nuclear submarines to Australia.

The abandonment of the ocean-class submarine project that Australia and France had been working on since 2016 and the announcement of a new partnership with the United States aimed at studying the possibility of future cooperation on nuclear-powered submarines constitute unacceptable behavior among allies and partners; their consequences affect the very concept we have of our alliances, our partnerships, and the importance of the Indo-Pacific for Europe,” die verklaring bygevoeg.

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Vroeër in die week, Le Drain vertel a French radio station that the pact, known as AUKUS and widely perceived as a challenge to China’s presence in the region, was 'n “stab in the backand that France had beenbetrayed.

Le Drain also compared President Biden to former President Donald Trump.

This brutal, unilateral and unpredictable decision reminds me a lot of what Mr. Trump used to do,” Le Drian said. “I am angry and bitter. This isn’t done between allies.

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki ontken that the move had created aregional divideand said that France was notified of the deal prior to the announcement.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News on the French ambassadors being recalled.

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