France signs €3 billion deal with Greece to provide warships

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Europe needs to stop being naive when it comes to defending its interests and build its own military capacity, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after Greece sealed a deal for French warships worth about €3 billion ($3.51 billion). France was plunged into a diplomatic crisis with the United States, Australia and Britain earlier this month overa trilateral nuclear security deal which sank a multi-billion dollar French-designed submarine contract with Canberra. Speaking for the first time on the issue, Macron on Tuesday seized the opportunity to urge for more European autonomy as …

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