Aukus fallout: Morrison ‘deceived’ France on submarine deal, says former PM Turnbull

Published Sep 29 2021 at 12:54 PM GMT
  • Former Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday his successor “deliberately deceived” France when he scrapped a multibillion-euro submarine deal with Paris in favour of nuclear-powered US or British alternatives.
  • Turnbull, whose government approved the submarine deal with France in 2016, was scathing about the way Prime Minister Scott Morrison handled the switch, which was part of a new strategic alliance with the United States and Britain dubbed Aukus.“Morrison has not acted in good….



  • Published Sep 29, 2021 12:54 PM GMT