France recalls its ambassadors to the US and Australia over new national security partnership

Philippe Étienne, the French ambassador to the US, confirmed the news when reached for comment.

The French ambassador to Australia was also recalled, the official said. It’s believed to be the first time the French have resorted to such a move in modern times, the official added.

The New York Times was first to report the news of the recalls.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.


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