(ANSA) - WASHINGTON, 18 SEPTEMBER - Despite the various high-level meetings in recent months, including the one between Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron in June, when they discussed the future of NATO, the US has never informed Paris of the secret negotiations with Australia for the supply of nuclear submarines that wiped out the French one. They did so just hours before the announcement of the new security alliance, which includes Great Britain. The New York Times writes it, revealing the background of the story.
According to the newspaper's sources, Washington and Canberra feared that the French would go to great lengths to thwart the settlement if they perceived it would lead to the loss of one of the largest defense contracts in their history. (HANDLE).