Turkey – Situation of Mr. Depardon - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (18.05.17)


Q - What is France doing to help the French journalist Mathias Depardon, who was jailed 10 days ago while working on a report for National Geographic?

Q - Our Embassy in Ankara has mobilized all its efforts since the arrest of our compatriot to obtain his release. We are in touch with his lawyer and his family.

We’ve asked the Turkish authorities to extend the consular protections, notably the right to receive visits, provided under international agreements.