The Daily Press Briefing

Statements made by
the Ministry for Europe
and Foreign Affairs
Spokesperson


Paris - August 14, 2020
In this issue:

◢  Iraq – Telephone conversation between the minister and his Iraqi counterpart (August 13, 2020)

◢  United Kingdom

 
Iraq – Telephone conversation between the minister and his Iraqi counterpart (August 13, 2020)

Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke by telephone yesterday with his Iraqi counterpart, Fuad Hussein.

The minister indicated that he shared the Iraqi authorities' serious concerns with respect to the consequences of the Turkish-led operations in northern Iraq and that he regretted the Iraqi victims of these operations.

The minister reiterated to his counterpart that France is deeply attached to respect for Iraq's sovereignty.



United Kingdom

When will the reciprocal quarantine measures take effect for travelers from the United Kingdom?

France regrets the United Kingdom's decision to impose quarantine measures on all travelers from France. It will swiftly implement reciprocal measures, the details of which are being examined.



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