France expresses its solidarity with Armenia on this first day of national mourning declared after the August 14th explosion at a shopping mall (…)
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Armenia – Explosion in Yerevan (14 Aug. 2022)
Burma/Myanmar – New prison sentence imposed on Ms Aung San Suu Kyi (16 Aug.22)
France condemns the new prison sentence passed yesterday on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi following another arbitrary procedure. Once again, the military junta is seeking to undermine the legitimacy of democratically elected opposition members, contrary to the constructive political dialogue the Burmese people and international community wish to see.
Egypt- Fire at a Coptic church in Cairo – Statement by the ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs spokesperson (15 Aug.22)
We were shocked to learn of the fire which broke out at Abu Sifin Coptic church on Sunday 14 August, claiming very many lives.
Afghanistan – One year after the fall of Kabul (15 Aug. 2022)
One year after the Taliban took power by force in Afghanistan, the conclusion is clear: the humanitarian situation has dramatically worsened, and (…)
Syria – Fight against impunity (12 Aug. 2022)
The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs has received important documentation of possible crimes committed by Syrian regime forces.
Haiti – Anniversary of the earthquake of August 14, 2021 (12 Aug. 2022)
One year after the terrible earthquake that struck Haiti on August 14, 2021, France reaffirms our solidarity with the Haitian people, who have (…)
Ukraine - Safety and security of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant (11 Aug. 2022)
France is very concerned about the serious threat the Russian Federation is posing to the safety and security of Ukraine’s nuclear facilities. The (…)
Russia – Q&A – Visa policy (11 Aug. 2022)
Q: - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called for the EU to ban all Russian citizens from entering the EU. What does France think of this (…)
Russia – Crackdown on journalists (11 Aug. 2022)
We deplore the August 10th arrest of Russian journalist Marina Ovsyannikova, who courageously denounced the war of aggression against Ukraine on (…)
Statement of the G7 Foreign Ministers in support of the IAEA´s efforts to promote Nuclear Safety and Security at the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (10 Aug. 2022)
We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, and the High (…)