France's ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault speaks to the National Press Club in Canberra on November 3, saying it is now ‘up to Australia’ to suggest ways to repair the damaged relationship. Photo: DPA
France's ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault speaks to the National Press Club in Canberra on November 3, saying it is now ‘up to Australia’ to suggest ways to repair the damaged relationship. Photo: DPA

Aukus fallout: Australia leaking text message from Macron a ‘new low’, says French ambassador

  • France’s ambassador to Canberra, Jean-Pierre Thebault, said Australia acted with deceit when it cancelled a submarine deal, and it was a ‘stab in the back’
  • Australian media publishing a leaked text from Emmanuel Macron to Scott Morrison shows private messages can be ‘weaponised against you’, he said

Topic |   Aukus alliance
France's ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault speaks to the National Press Club in Canberra on November 3, saying it is now ‘up to Australia’ to suggest ways to repair the damaged relationship. Photo: DPA
France's ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault speaks to the National Press Club in Canberra on November 3, saying it is now ‘up to Australia’ to suggest ways to repair the damaged relationship. Photo: DPA
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