Typhoon in the Philippines – Update as of November 15, 2013
On November 9, Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, expressed our wholehearted solidarity with the people of the Philippines who have been affected by Typhoon Yolanda/ Haiyan. According to the latest reports, this typhoon may have killed more than 10,000 people, affected hundreds of thousands of people and caused major damage.
Philippines – Ferry disaster (20.08.13)
France was shocked to learn of the sinking of the ferry MV Thomas Aquinas late on Friday night off the island of Cebu in the Philippines. It extends its sincere condolences to the victims’ families and friends.
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