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Jean-Marc Ayrault: “The use of sarin is without question.”

National Evaluation on the chemical attack in Syria presented by French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, following the Defense Council Meeting (April 26, 2017)


Presidential election – Voting by French nationals abroad

French nationals abroad registered on the consular electoral list voted on April 22 and 23 in the first round of the presidential election.


"Fight terrorism, here and wherever our forces are engaged."

Statement by Mr. François Hollande, President of the French Republic, after the Champs-Elysées attack (Paris - April 20, 2017)


"How long can the UN endure the shame of chemical attacks on Syrian citizens?"

Joint article by French Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and British Secretary Boris Johnson in "The Guardian."


The French aerobatic jet team in the U.S.

31 years since its last tour in North America, the Patrouille de France is touring the United States until May 6th 2017 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I.


Jean-Marc Ayrault: "The world can't fight climate change without the U.S."

Op-ed by French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development in the "Washington Post" (April 6)


100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into WWI on April 6, 1917

On this symbolic day, France and the United States pay tribute to the courage and sacrifice of the American soldiers who took part in the "Great War."



Lafayette Debates 2017

Last weekend, the Embassy of France partnered with The George Washington University to hold the annual Lafayette Debate Series. Winners represented Morehouse College and West Point, the U.S. Military Academy.

La Maison Française



The embassy & the consulates