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Visit by Mr. Laurent Fabius to China (12-13.04.13)
Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited China from April 12 to 13. He went to Beijing and Shanghai. This visit allowed the minister to meet with the new Chinese authorities who took office in March and to prepare for the visit that President Hollande will make to China in the near future.
Telephone conversation between Laurent Fabius and his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi (18.03.13)
The minister congratulated his Chinese counterpart on his appointment. He underscored the importance France attaches to the development of French-Chinese relations in all areas. The two ministers agreed on the importance of strengthening French-Chinese partnerships in the civilian nuclear and aerospace sectors, while developing other partnerships. The minister reaffirmed the need to restore balance to and strengthen trade between France and China.
France - China (Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing - 18.07.12)
"Following the arrest of Mr. Devillers in Cambodia on June 13, France provided him with the consular protection to which all our fellow citizens held in detention abroad are entitled. Officials from the Embassy of France in Cambodia visited Mr. Devillers every day."
Visit by Laurent Fabius to Japan and China (07-10.07.12)
On 9 and 10 July, the Minister will visit China on the invitation of his Chinese counterpart, Mr Yang Jiechi, with whom he will discuss the bilateral relationship as a whole and the major international and global issues. He will also meet Mr Dai Bingguo, State Councillor responsible for foreign affairs, Mr Wen Jiabao, Premier, and Mr Li Keqiang, First Vice Premier.
“Croisements” festival in China (April – June 2012)
Jointly organized by the Embassy of France to China and the Institut Français, in association with the Alliances françaises de Chine and Unifrance Films, and with the support of its public and private partners (institutions, theaters, businesses), the 2012 festival program will include innovative projects such as contemporary circuses, contemporary dance, and new stage productions.
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