France and Greece announce new defence deal

French President Emmanuel Macron says European nations should make themselves revered – in his first public feedback since AUKUS was unveiled and Australia’s $90 billion submarine take care of France was torn up.

He additionally insisted Europe should cease being naïve and present it has the capability and energy to defend itself.

It comes as France and Greece introduced a joint defence deal price $4.8 billon.

By means of the partnership Athens will buy three French warships, to be constructed by Naval Group – the identical firm which was contracted to construct Australia’s submarines.

The vessels might be utilized by Greece as a part of a method to spice up its defence capabilities in jap elements of the Mediterranean.