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Published on September 16, 2014
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Spokesman
Paris, September 16, 2014

M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, had a meeting today with his British counterpart, Mr Philip Hammond.

During this first bilateral meeting, the ministers took stock of the common battle against Daesh [ISIL], support for a solution to the crisis in Ukraine, the priorities for the European Union following the appointment of the new Commission, and the fight against the spread of the Ebola epidemic.

The meeting confirmed the excellent nature of Franco-British cooperation, both with regard to bilateral projects and international challenges./.

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