French President Emmanuel Macron and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the HMAS Waller submarine, a Collins-class submarine operated by the Royal Australian Navy, in this May 2, 2018 photo in Garden Island, Sydney – Photo: Brendan Esposito/Pool via AFP
The “Decade of the Century” stipulates the construction of 12 diesel-electric submarines and technology transfer, Mass Australia quit work after The signing of the Aukus, a military agreement with the United States and the United Kingdomon Wednesday (15).
“This brutal, unilateral and unpredictable decision reminds me very much of what Mr. Trump was doing,” French chancellor Jean-Yves Le Drian told France Info radio. “I am angry and bitter. This does not happen between allies.”
Aukus – a play on words with abbreviations of the three countries in English (AU, UK, US) – is Military Deal Against China’s Growing Military Presence In the Indo-Pacific region, which includes the Indo-Pacific (see video below).
UK, US and Australia unite to contain China
Connecting the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea (or South China Sea) has trade routes that transport a third of the world’s shipped goods and more than $3 trillion annually (more than twice Brazil’s GDP).
Among the terms of the agreement is a new Australian fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, which will lead to the Australian government abandoning the contract with the French, as well as cooperation in areas such as artificial intelligence, quantum technology and cybersecurity.
The “Convention of the Century” order was signed in 2016Written by François Hollande, then President of France, and Le Drian, then Minister of Defense. The French Navy group won bids from Japan and Germany.
The Chinese government has also criticized the agreement (see video below).
“This cooperation on the issue of nuclear submarines seriously undermines regional peace and stability, increases the arms race and also affects international efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons,” a British Foreign Office spokesman said. ChinaZhao Lijian.
China slams US-UK-Australia security pact: ‘irresponsible’
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