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Biden and Macron will meet in October

During Wednesday’s talks, Biden is expected to provide an explanation of the agreement in which the United States and Great Britain signed a nuclear submarine agreement with Australia, Reuters news agency reported.

later during In the evening, Sweden time, the White House announced that Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron had agreed to meet in Europe in October. The two leaders agreed that “openness to consultation between allies” and that dialogue should also have helped end the submarine crisis, the French national newspaper wrote. the scientist.

Following the talks, the French president decided to send Ambassador Philippe Etienne to Washington in the United States “to begin extensive work with the United States,” the White House wrote in a press release following the talks.

Last week, it was reported that Australia broke an agreement to buy French submarines and instead entered into a submarine agreement and security agreement, called Aukus, with the United States and the United Kingdom.

Security Charter It meant a loss of billions of dollars for France and quickly led to Emmanuel Macron calling home his ambassadors. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian described the submarine agreement as a “stab in the back”.

Late on Monday, European Union interior ministers met at the United Nations headquarters in New York, where the Swedish foreign minister also met Anne Lind (Q) was present.

– It was a very strong emotion, I told DN earlier.

During the meeting, EU Foreign Minister Josep Borrell stated that the agreement between the US and Australia goes against the previously expressed desire to increase cooperation with the EU in the Pacific and around the Indian Ocean.

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