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  • Egypt – Violence (15.03.14)

    France condemns the attack that killed 6 soldiers in Cairo on Saturday. We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and reaffirm our rejection of all forms of terrorism.

  • Egypt – Attack (16.02.14)

    France condemns yesterday’s attack on a bus carrying South Korean nationals in Taba. We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and assure the South Korean and Egyptian authorities of our solidarity.

  • Egypt - Trial of 20 Al Jazeera journalists (30.01.14)

    France reaffirms its attachment to the freedom of expression and the freedom of the press, in Egypt as in the rest of the world. We will of course closely follow this trial, in coordination with our European partners.

  • Egypt – Violence (27.01.14)

    France condemns the violence that has marked Egypt in recent days, leaving several people dead during terrorist attacks against the security forces and dozens more during demonstrations on the 3rd anniversary of the revolution of January 25, 2011.

  • Egypt – Attack in Mansoura (24.12.13)

    France condemns the attack that targeted the public security building in the city of Mansoura this morning, killing and injuring many people. We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and express our solidarity with the Egyptian people.

  • Distribution by the French Embassy of school equipment to Syrian refugee children in Alexandria (19.12.13)

    The aid to Alexandria’s Syrian refugees is part of humanitarian efforts conducted by France in response to the Syria crisis. French humanitarian aid is being supplied directly or via NGOs in Syria and the countries of the region taking in Syrian refugees. Taking into account contributions from France to the regional and international organizations involved in the international humanitarian response to the Syria crisis, the amount of French humanitarian aid to the Syrian people is close to €100 million.

  • Egypt – Arrest of demonstrators (29.11.13)

    France shares the concerns of the UN Secretary-General and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights with regard to this law. We call on the Egyptian authorities to abide by their commitments to civil liberties, particularly the freedom to demonstrate peacefully in a manner that respects public safety, in accordance with the road map and Egypt’s international commitments in this area.

  • Egypt - Bombing (21.10.13)

    France condemns yesterday’s attack which killed four people in front of a Cairo church. It presents its sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of this heinous crime.

  • Egypt (07.10.13)

    France condemns the acts of violence that have killed several dozen people over the last three days. It extends its condolences to the victims’ families.

  • Egypt – Statement by Laurent Fabius (14.08.13)

    "France condemns the bloody violence in Egypt in the strongest possible terms, and calls for an immediate halt to the crackdown. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is taking this matter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and to our principal partners so that an international position may be urgently adopted to that effect. "

  • Situation in Egypt (21.08.13)

    France utterly deplores the violence which occurred in Cairo during the crowd-clearance operations. It extends its condolences to the bereaved. It is essential for this violence to stop and for calm to prevail. France calls on the parties to show the utmost restraint and cautions against disproportionate use of force.

  • Demonstrations in Egypt (Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing - 01.07.13)

    France, which reaffirms its attachment to the respect for the right to demonstrate peacefully, condemns the violence that has taken place in recent days, whatever its origins, and extends its sympathy to the victims’ families. It calls on all Egyptian political leaders to condemn the violence and to prevent the recurrence of such incidents.

  • Egypt - Violence in Cairo and Port Said (28.01.13)

    France deplores the heavy human toll that marked both the commemoration of the 2nd anniversary of the Tahrir Square revolution and the announcement of the verdict in the trial relating to the riots at the Port Said stadium in February 2012. It reaffirms its attachment to the respect for the right to demonstrate, which must be guaranteed and monitored in order to avoid any lapses.

  • Egypt – Clashes (06.12.12)

    France is extremely concerned by the incidents that took place yesterday in Egypt. It condemns this violence which left several people dead and many injured.

  • Attack against a France 24 journalist in Cairo (22.10.12)

    We reaffirm our solidarity with our compatriot; as soon as they had been informed of the situation, our ambassador in Cairo and his team provided her with the necessary support and assistance in these especially painful circumstances. Respect for women and the freedom of the press are inseparable from the democratic values upheld by the Egyptian revolution.

  • Visit by Laurent Fabius to Egypt (17-18.09.12)

    This visit reflects France’s determination to lend its full support to the continuation of the democratic transition in Egypt and to work with the newly elected authorities to promote development, democracy and peace within the framework of our long-standing and very friendly relations with the Egyptian people.

  • Attack on a border post between Egypt and Israel (06.08.12)

    France is deeply concerned by the deterioration of the security situation in the Sinai. France calls on the Egyptian authorities to retake control of the region and takes note of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s commitment to do so.

  • Situation in Egypt (22.06.12)

    The Constitutional Declaration of June 17 and the dissolution of Parliament should not jeopardize the continuation of the democratic transition and the swift and orderly transfer of power to the elected civilian authorities, which the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces had pledged to carry out by July 1.



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