Security of diplomatic missions - Q & A from the daily press briefing (20.12.16)


Following the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey and the shots fired at the United States Embassy in Ankara, is France considering adopting new measures to ensure the protection of foreign diplomats?

In accordance with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of April 18, 1961, France is taking all appropriate measures to ensure the security of all diplomatic missions on French territory and their personnel.

The intensity of these measures depends on the assessment of the threat facing these missions.