French president holds talks with Australian prime minister

Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (L) and France's President Emmanuel Macron shake hands as they speak to the press prior to a working lunch at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris on July 1, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

French President Emmanuel Macron held talks with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in Paris, seeking to repair ties badly damaged by the ditching of a submarine contract.