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War in Syria: understanding France's position


France has three priorities: improve the humanitarian situation, resume negotiations so as to ensure a credible political transition and continue the fight against terrorism.

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UK - Attack in London


Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Spokesman (Paris - March 22, 2017)

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Fight against terrorism


Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, is taking part in a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh from March 21 to 22 in Washington, D.C.

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Economic diplomacy - Health: the "French Healthcare" label


On March 15, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault, concluded a conference called "French Healthcare: Exporting Excellence" and launched the new label.

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Jean-Marc Ayrault and Sigmar Gabriel: "A strong European Union for a good future"


The Foreign Ministers of France and Germany welcome the "White paper on the future of the European Union."

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"Welcome to France" website launch


Minister Michel Sapin officially launched a platform for welcoming international talent in France, developed by Business France alongside Muriel Penicaud, Director General of the agency.

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UN - Rejection of the resolution on Syria chemical weapons use


Russia vetoed a resolution presented by France that would have imposed new sanctions on Syria for its use of chemical weapons against its own citizens.

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"This gift is an expression of solidarity with France."


Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault presided over a ceremony to celebrate the planting at the Quai d’Orsay of a tree donated by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

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Launch of the "Grand Tour 2017"


Traveling through Francophonie aims to reveal and illustrate the cultural wealth, the diversity, and vitality of Francophonie. It will bring together a series of 100 big events selected on the five continents.

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Fully behind Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games


France’s sports movement is fronting the "Paris 2024" bid to stage the Olympic and Paralympic Games with the backing of the public authorities.

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France at the Satellite 2017 conference

Minister of State for the Industry, Digital sector and Innovation Christophe Sirugue attended the Satellite 2017 conference and met with representatives of Thales, Arianespace and Airbus.

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