[France-Diplomatie - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development] What's new Hello Here is the site's newsletter "France-Diplomatie - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development" (/en). This letter summarizes the articles and news items published since days. New articles -------------------------- ** Execution of American journalist James Foley - Statement by Laurent Fabius (19.08.14) ** by Stéphane Delquignies - 20 août 2014 If confirmed, this despicable murder would show the true face of this “caliphate of barbarism.” -> http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/iraq-304/events-2526/article/execution-of-american-journalist ** 500. Execution of American journalist James Foley - Statement by Laurent Fabius (19.08.14) ** by Stéphane Delquignies - 20 août 2014 If confirmed, this despicable murder would show the true face of this “caliphate of barbarism.” -> http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/iraq-304/events-2526/article/execution-of-american-journalist ** 580. South Sudan – Incident near the UNMISS base in Bentiu (19.08.14) ** by Stéphane Delquignies - 20 août 2014 France condemns the gunfire targeted against the base of the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in the city of Bentiu. Such attacks are unacceptable. France reaffirms its full support for UNMISS in carrying out its mission, notably with respect to implementing its mandate to protect civilians, while the conflict has resulted in the displacement of more than 1,700,000 people. -> http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/south-sudan/france-and-south-sudan/political-relations-7542/article/south-sudan-incident-near-the ** 520. Somalia – Arrest of pirate Mohamed Garfanji (17.08.14) ** by Stéphane Delquignies - 20 août 2014 France welcomes the arrest by the Somali authorities on August 17 of Mohamed Garfanji. This arrest confirms that Somali pirates can no longer carry out their illegal activities with impunity. We call on the Somali authorities to bring Mr. Garfanji to justice. -> http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/somalia/events-5986/article/somalia-arrest-of-pirate-mohamed