Situation in London – Statement by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (4 June 2017)


The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, expresses his wholehearted solidarity with our British ally in the face of the terrorist attack suffered by London.

The Ministry’s staff are closely following the situation on the ground. A message of vigilance has been issued to our compatriots.

Staff at the French Embassy in the United Kingdom are mobilized and working closely with the British authorities to ensure the safety of French people in London.

People in London are encouraged to follow the Metropolitan Police’s instructions:

Any people with information about possible French casualties should contact:

  • the French Embassy’s emergency number: (44) 020 7073 1200
  • or the number of the crisis unit in Paris, which has been activated: (33) 01 43 17 51 00

Those French people in London who are safe should let their loved ones know.