Boris Johnson: UK has 'indestructible' relationship with France

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Published on 20 Sep 2021, 16:37
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the U.K.'s relationship with france is 'indestructible.'

"Our relationship with France is incredibly important, it is historic, it goes back a long, long time and it is is founded on shared values, a shared belief in democracy. We work together around the world," said Johnson.

France cancelled meetings with British and Australian officials and is trying to rally EU allies behind its push for more European sovereignty after being humiliated by major Pacific defence pact orchestrated by the U.S.

Australia and Britain insisted Monday that the diplomatic crisis wouldn't affect their longer-term relations with France, which is seething over a surprise, strategic submarine deal involving the U.S., Australia and Britain that sank a rival French submarine contract.

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