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2008 November News Archives

Published on November 4, 2008

Mumbai bombings
Letter from M. Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India
Paris, November 27, 2008

International financial crisis
Joint article by M. Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Mrs Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, in the "Le Figaro" and "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" newspapers
Paris, Berlin, November 26, 2008

Strategic investment fund
Speech by M. Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Montrichard, November 20, 2008

Declaration of the G20 Summit
Summit of Financial markets and the world Economy
Washington – November 15, 2008

Bernard Kouchner’s visit to the United States
Bernard Kouchner, French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs gave the following speech at the Brookings Institution on renewing transatlantic cooperation with the next U.S. administration.
Washington, DC, November 12, 2008

Informal meeting of heads of State and government
Statements by M. Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, during his joint press conference with Mr José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission (excerpts)
Brussels, November 7, 2008

US Presidential election
Telephone conversation between M. Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Mr Barack Obama – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, November 6, 2008

French soldiers train the Afghan army
60 members of the French Marine Corps and the Foreign Legion have been training the Afghan Army out of Uruzgan Province since 16 August.
November 6, 2008

US Presidential election
Letter of congratulations from President Nicolas Sarkozy to President-elect Barack Obama.
Paris, November 5, 2008

US Presidential election
Communiqué from François Fillon, Prime Minister, to President-elect Senator Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Senator Joseph Biden.
Paris, November 5, 2008

US Presidential election
Communiqué from Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs following the election of Barack Obama to the Presidency of the United States of America.
Paris, November 5, 2008

Defense Europe, a priority
Joint article by M. Hervé Morin, Minister of Defense, and Mr Javier Solana, Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union, High-Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, published in the “Le Monde” newspaper
Paris, November 1, 2008