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Crisis with Washington: the worrying disinterest in Europe

2021-09-20T17:12:40.857Z

DECRYPTION - The restraint of the Europeans in the matter of the Australian submarines harms their strategic positioning in the Indo-Pacific.



Since the start of the so-called “Australian submarine” crisis, France's European partners have remained silent.

Josep Borrell, the head of EU diplomacy, confined himself to saying that he "

understood

" the French disappointment.

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The European Union, which however presented the same day its strategy in the Indo-Pacific region, simply "

deplored

" the fact of having been neither informed nor consulted on the new security pact between the United States, the Australia and the United Kingdom.

She will "

analyze its repercussions

" ... We do not find much better in Germany, where Berlin has only "

taken note

" of the crisis.

Elsewhere, it is worse: silence or even sneers on the setbacks of France, the "

arrogance

Of its managers or the greed of its industrialists.

Not even a crocodile's tear to pretend ... If we are to believe the Europeans, the last open diplomatic crisis in the transatlantic family would only be a matter of big money and domestic policy, at seven

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Source: lefigaro

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