The French ambassador in Washington returns to service in the US


French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Joe Biden discussed the “submarine crisis” over the phone.

According to the joint written statement issued by France and the United States at the request of US President Joe Biden.


French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone to discuss the results of the statement made regarding the Biden submarine project.

Macron and Biden agreed that open consultations between allies on issues of strategic importance to France and its European partners could prevent this from happening.

In the statement used, it was stated that Biden had expressed his resolve on the matter.

“The two leaders decided to embark on a deep consultation process aimed at creating conditions that guarantee confidence and proposing concrete measures to achieve common goals,” the statement said.

The statement stated that Macron and Biden will meet in Europe at the end of next October to reach points of agreement and ensure the dynamic continuity of this process.


It was also noted that Macron decided to return the French ambassador to Washington for his duty in the United States next week.

The statement said that the United States, France, and the European Union reaffirmed the strategic importance of their engagement in the Indo-Pacific region.

In the statement, it was stated that the United States accepted the need to make the “defense of Europe” stronger and more effective by making a positive contribution to global security with the Atlantic Ocean.

Strengthening the role of NATO and supporting the United States to combat terrorism.

And after the AUKUS Agreement was signed by Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom on September 16.

A $90 billion (US$66 billion) contract with France’s Naval Group to build 12 conventional diesel-electric submarines has been announced.


“We have been stabbed in the back, we have established a relationship of trust with Australia and that trust has been betrayed,” French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on September 16.

The French defense minister also booed in the Senate.

Le Drian, who announced on September 17 his decision to urgently recall the French ambassadors to Canberra and Washington to consult with Macron’s instructions, called the US position “disappointing”.