French ambassador Jean-Pierre Thebault heralds Albanese government as 'new era' in uncertain times

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
July 14 2022 - 7:30pm
French Ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault at the National Press Club last year. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The French Ambassador to Australia has declared a "new era" for relations between Australia and the European power following tensions with the former Coalition government over the AUKUS deal last year.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

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