After Oz Snub, France Gets Greece As Client For Its Warships
The New Indian Express Chennai|September 29, 2021
Paris France and Greece signed on Tuesday a multibillion-euro deal for Athens to buy three French warships, an accord hailed by President Emmanuel Macron as a major boost for the EU’s defence ambitions.

The memorandum of understanding for the purchase of the Belharra frigates was inked less than two weeks after Paris was left reeling by Australia’s cancellation of a contract to buy French submarines, in favour of a new defence pact with Britain and the US.

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