Chile - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Political relations Website of the French Embassy in Chile (in French): Following a freeze in political relations during the dictatorship, high-level contacts were re-established in 1989. Chile is a historic partner of France in the field of innovative financing for development. Presidential visits take place regularly: To ChileTo France May 2006 President Chirac May 2009 President Bachelet October 2010 President Piñera 8 and 9 June 2015 President (…) enMinistry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Chile – Meetings between Jean-Yves Le Drian and Franck Riester with Andrés Allamand, Chile's Foreign Affairs Minister, and Rodrigo Yáñez, Chile's International Economic Relations Undersecretary (Dec. 1 - 2) Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian met on December 1 with Chilean Foreign Affairs Minister Andrés Allamand and International Economic Relations Undersecretary Rodrigo Yáñez. Franck Riester, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will also host the Chilean ministers today. These meetings are in keeping with our two countries' close bilateral relationship characterized by shared values and (…) 2020-12-03 10:09:0459680_254255Chile – Constitutional referendum (27 Oct. 2020) The Chilean people voted by a very large majority in a constitutional referendum on October 25 to initiate a process to rewrite the constitution; voter turnout was high. With its close historical, political, cultural and human ties with Chile, France stands alongside the Chilean people at this important stage of its history. 2020-10-28 10:48:4659680_253044COVID-19 – Chile - Q&A from the press briefing (22 Apr. 20) Q: French nationals stranded in Chile are still asking to be brought home. How many people are still in this situation, according to your estimates, and in which countries, specifically? A: The French Embassy in Chile, in conjunction with the crisis unit of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs dealing with the return of French citizens and Air France, remains fully mobilized and is continuing its efforts to facilitate the return of French nationals temporarily in that country. (…) 2020-04-22 16:49:5359680_249241Chile – Q&A – From the press briefing (19 Nov. 2019) A: Do you think the agreement reached on 15 November in Chile is a step in the right direction? A: France welcomes the signing of an agreement at the Chilean Parliament on 15 November between the country's main political forces. This agreement opens the way, should the Chilean people so decide, to the drafting of a new Constitution, in keeping with the aspirations expressed in recent weeks by a large number of demonstrators as well as unions and social organizations. France has taken note (…) 2019-11-19 21:32:3659680_245335Chile – Brazil – Visit by Jean-Yves Le Drian (25-30.07.19) Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will be in Chile from July 25-27 and in Brazil from July 27-30.2019-07-24 17:53:3459680_243370Chile – Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian's meeting with his Chilean counterpart (Paris, 27.05.19) Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is meeting today with Roberto Ampuero, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile.2019-05-27 17:07:5459680_242442Chile – Meeting between Jean-Yves Le Drian and his counterpart (18.07.18) This will be the first meeting between the Chilean minister of foreign affairs and the French minister of foreign affairs and will provide an opportunity to initiate our political dialogue with the new Chilean government.2018-07-18 16:55:1559680_236728