French ambassador accuses Australia of deceit over submarine deal | Reuters

French Ambassador in charge of the G7 summit preparations Jean-Pierre Thebault speaks on his mobile phone while working in Biarritz, France August 25, 2019. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/Files

“The deceit was intentional,” Thebault told media in Canberra on Wednesday. “And because there was far more at stake than providing submarines, because it was a common agreement on sovereignty, sealed with the transmission of highly classified data, the way it was handled was a stab in the back.”

Source: French ambassador accuses Australia of deceit over submarine deal | Reuters

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