France recalls ambassador to Australia

By John Irish, Colin Packham and David Brunnstrom
Updated September 17 2021 - 9:55pm, first published 9:49pm
French Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the country's envoy in Australia has been recalled.

France has plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia after it recalled its ambassadors from both countries over a trilateral security deal that sank a French-designed submarine contract.



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