Australian news, and some related international items

No thought of nuclear upgrade for submarines, says Prime Minister Turnbull

Turnbull liarPossibility of nuclear upgrade held no sway in subs decision: PM, THE AUSTRALIAN MAY 3, 2016  Brendan Nicholson  Malcolm Turnbull has strongly rejected claims his government picked the French submarine so the navy could more easily swap to nuclear powered boats in the future……….

“It is great news for Australia, great news for France and everyone has something to win in this partnership,” Manuel Valls, the French Prime Minister  said. “It is a great adventure that starts for our two countries at every level. We are very grateful for the decision taken by Australia.”

Mr Turnbull said the sub­marines would be the best.

“This is a great national enterprise and it will drive our economic plan for jobs and growth.”

May 4, 2016 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics

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