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North Korea – Ballistic missile launch – Statement by Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations (07.02.16)

With this new provocation, North Korea is continuing on the path of confrontation. Such an attitude is irresponsible and unacceptable. I again urge North Korea to immediately comply with its (...)

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Climate – Speech by Laurent Fabius to MEDEF (Movement of French Enterprises) (08.02.16)

Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI (...)

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Development – Solidarity – Annick Girardin brings together French NGOs (08.02.16)

She will notably discuss with field officers the situation of child refugees in the camps around Syria. This meeting will also provide an opportunity to prepare for the World Humanitarian Summit (...)

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French cuisine – Launch of the wine tourism portal (09.02.16)

This website will provide a single gateway to access information on wine tourism in French and English. It will enable us to better promote French wine travel destinations and to underscore the (...)

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Syria – Statement by Laurent Fabius (03.02.16)

We condemn the brutal offensive conducted by the Syrian regime, with Russia’s support, to surround and stifle Aleppo and its hundreds of thousands of inhabitants. I express France’s full support (...)

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Syria – Human Rights – Conference on the consequences of the Syrian crisis (04.02.16)

The international community must continue to mobilize its efforts in support of Syria and support the countries affected by the crisis by helping them to address the challenges posed by the (...)

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Fight against Daesh - Laurent Fabius’s participation in the meeting of the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh (02.02.16)

While Daesh’s process of territorial expansion in Syria and Iraq appears to have halted, the goal of this meeting was to undertake an uncompromising review of the work of the coalition and to (...)

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Bestowal of the “Minister of the Year” award upon Laurent Fabius by “Le Trombinoscope” magazine (03.02.16)

This prize recognizes the role played by Laurent Fabius in his position in 2015, and notably his efforts to ensure the success of the Paris Climate Conference in his capacity as COP21 president. (...)

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Turkey – Meeting between Harlem Désir and Volkan Bozkir, Turkish Minister for European Affairs (03.02.16)

Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI This meeting provided an opportunity to address the (...)

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Les autres actualités de la semaine :

European Union – Climate – Harlem Désir’s visit to Gironde (08.02.16)

The photovoltaic facility in Cestas, the largest in Europe, was inaugurated in 2015; it helps achieve the energy transition objectives. It received a €56 million loan from the European Investment (...)

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Morocco – Culture – Death of playwright Tayeb Saddiki (05.02.16)

Tayeb Saddiki was one of the greatest figures in theater in Morocco and in the Arab world. The author of more than 80 original plays and adaptations, and an immensely talented director, he (...)

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Cultural diplomacy - Cooperation with the Vai-Vai school at the São Paulo Carnival (06.02.16)

During this two-day event, which will be seen by millions of television viewers, Vai-Vai – São Paulo’s oldest and most prestigious samba school – will pay tribute to France as part of a partnership (...)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development – Career Day (06.02.16)

Between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., more than 4,000 visitors, most of them students and young working people, are expected at the Ministerial Conference Center in Paris’s 15th arrondissement, where they (...)

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Human rights - International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (06.02.16)

More than 125 million women are still living with the consequences of mutilation and it is estimated that 3 million girls are subjected to this practice every year. France is mobilized in the (...)

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Sudan – Violence in Darfur (05.02.16)

We support the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), which must be able to implement without hindrance its mandate to protect civilians and support the political process. (...)

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European Union – Visit by Harlem Désir to Saint-Jean-de-Braye (05.02.16)

GD Laser is an SME with unique expertise in the high-precision laser field; it received a loan within the framework of the “Juncker Plan” aimed at supporting innovative SMEs. The plan is a response (...)

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Belgium – Meeting between Harlem Désir and Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs (04.02.16)

Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI This meeting notably focused on preparations for the (...)

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North Korea – Ballistic missile test (03.02.16)

We urge North Korea to refrain from any gesture likely to further increase regional tensions and to fully implement the UN Security Council resolutions without (...)

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Belgium – Working lunch hosted by Laurent Fabius for Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs (03.02.16)

Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI Photo : F. de La Mure / MAEDI They took stock of key European and international issues, (...)

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European Union – Informal meeting of the ministers of trade (02.02.16)

This meeting will provide an opportunity to take stock of the 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization in December 2015 in Nairobi and to discuss the future of the Doha Round. (...)

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Afghanistan – Attack against the police headquarters in Kabul (01.02.16)

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families. We assure Afghanistan of our solidarity in the fight against terrorism. ANCOP is an elite Afghan police unit and a key component of the Afghan (...)

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