The Daily Press Briefing

Statements made by
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and International Development
Spokesperson


Paris - February 10, 2016
In this issue:

◢  Climate – Meeting between Laurent Fabius and Christiana Figueres (Paris - February 10, 2016)

◢  Cameroon – Attacks in Nguétchéwé (February 10, 2016)

◢  Mali – Death of three soldiers following a land mine explosion (February 9, 2016)

 
Climate – Meeting between Laurent Fabius and Christiana Figueres (Paris - February 10, 2016)

Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development and COP21 President, will meet with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, this afternoon.

This meeting, on the eve of the meeting in Paris of the Office of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, will provide an opportunity to review the next steps in the process to implement the Paris Agreement, in particular the preparations to open the agreement for signature by the states parties on April 22 in New York.

Laurent Fabius will receive, on February 13 in Munich, the Munich Security Conference prize awarded to him and Christiana Figueres for the diplomatic success represented by the conclusion of the Paris Agreement.



Cameroon – Attacks in Nguétchéwé (February 10, 2016)

France condemns the attacks carried out on February 10 in Nguétchéwé in northern Cameroon, which left many people dead.

We extend our condolences to their families.

France reaffirms its solidarity and support for the Cameroonian authorities and people engaged, alongside the other countries of the Lake Chad Basin, in the fight against terrorism.



Mali – Death of three soldiers following a land mine explosion (February 9, 2016)

Three Malian soldiers were killed following a land mine explosion on February 9 in the Mopti region. We extend our condolences to the Malian authorities and their families.

France stands alongside the Malian authorities and people in their efforts to promote lasting stability and security in Mali.


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