Mauritania - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/mauritania/?xtor=RSS-1 Political relations France and Mauritania historically have strong relations, and France is Mauritania's leading bilateral partner. Development and cultural cooperation is coupled with extensive security and defence cooperation. Recent bilateral meetings The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Nouakchott on 6 December 2018, 2 July 2018 and 12 June 2017. His predecessor, Mr Jean-Marc Ayrault, visited Nouakchott on 6 April 2017. Mr Bernard Cazeneuve, (…) enMinistry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/local/cache-vignettes/L144xH72/visuel_defaut_une_fd-44916-890bc.jpg?1614684417https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr?xtor=RSS-1 Mauritania – Meeting between Franck Riester and the Minister of Economic Affairs and Promotion of Production Sectors (24 Mar. 2021)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/mauritania/news/article/mauritania-meeting-between-franck-riester-and-the-minister-of-economic-affairs?xtor=RSS-1 Franck Riester, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will meet today with Ousmane Mamoudou Kane, Mauritania's Minister of Economic Affairs and Promotion of Productive Sectors. The two ministers will discuss the most important aspects of the economic and commercial relationship between our two countries as well as France's support for Mauritania's response to the health crisis, illustrated most notably by (…) 2021-03-25 10:19:5955519_257027Sahel - Jean-Yves Le Drian's participation in the General Assembly of the Sahel Alliance and the G5 Sahel Summit (Nouakchott, 25 Feb. 20)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/mauritania/news/article/sahel-jean-yves-le-drian-s-participation-in-the-general-assembly-of-the-sahel?xtor=RSS-1 Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will visit Nouakchott in Mauritania on February 25, to take part in the General Assembly of the Sahel Alliance and the G5 Sahel Summit. The General Assembly of the Sahel Alliance – the first since the creation of the Sahel Alliance on July 13, 2017 -, which will be chaired by the minister, is aimed at ensuring high-level international mobilization in support of the joint commitments to promote development in the region. This (…) 2020-02-24 16:28:3555519_247364Mauritania – Presidential election (22.06.19)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/mauritania/news/article/mauritania-presidential-election-22-06-19?xtor=RSS-1 France welcomes the smooth conduct of the presidential election in Mauritania on June 22, which took place in a calm climate.2019-06-25 18:02:3555519_242896Mauritania – G5 Sahel – Visit by Jean-Yves Le Drian (5-6.12.18)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/mauritania/news/article/mauritania-g5-sahel-visit-by-jean-yves-le-drian-5-6-12-18?xtor=RSS-1 The Minister will attend a meeting of the five Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad) which are coordinating their development and security efforts within the G5 Sahel, which France has actively supported since it was founded in 2014.2018-12-06 11:32:0755519_239194