Friday, 26 November 2021 11:11 GMT

Biden, Macron deliberate improved Indo-Pacific collaboration following sub fight


(MENAFN) The White House declared that US Leader Joe Biden and his French complement Emmanuel Macron deliberated efforts "to enhance cooperation in the Indo-Pacific."

The two presidents "reviewed ongoing efforts by their teams to support stability and security in the Sahel and to enhance cooperation in the Indo-Pacific," the managerial mansion stated "They also discussed efforts to enable a stronger and more capable European defense while ensuring complementarity with NATO", and they are going to gather in the G20 conference in later October in Rome.

Their call was after a US and UK decision to offer Australia the technology to construct a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines roiled Paris that witnessed USD90 billion agreement to sell Australia conventionally-powered submarines fall through.


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