Australia wants French boost in Pacific

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) greets Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30, 2018. (Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images)

CANBERRA, 30 JUNE 2019 (AAP) – Australia wants France to boost its engagement in the Pacific, as part of an alliance that would counterbalance China’s growing influence in the region. Scott Morrison and Emmanuel Macron have agreed to more closely align Australian and French interests in the Indo-Pacific, including through investments and development assistance. ‚ÄúPresident […]

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