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March News Archives

Published on March 3, 2010

Russia/Dagestan bombings
Russia/attacks in Dagestan – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, March 31, 2010

Haiti/international donors’ conference
International Donors’ Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti – Speech by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, March 31, 2010

Haiti/international donors’ conference
International Donors’ Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, March 30, 2010

G20 agenda
Letter co-signed by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, and Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of Korea, to the G20 Heads and State and Government
Washington, March 30, 2010

French President speaks at Columbia University
Speech by President Sarkozy, Columbia University
New York, March 29, 2010

France/United States
Official visit to the United States of America – Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, at the University of Columbia (excerpts)
New York, March 29, 2010

Russia/terrorist attacks in Moscow
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 29, 2010

Russia/terrorist attacks in Moscow
Statement by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, March 29, 2010

Strategic Offensive Weapons Reduction
Announcement by the United States and Russia of the upcoming signature of a bilateral agreement on reducing their strategic offensive weapons - Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 26, 2010

European Council/CAP/Stability Pact
Press conference given by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Brussels, March 26, 2010

EU/Greece

European Council
Press conference given by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Brussels, March 25, 2010

EU/Greece
Statement by the Heads of State and Government of the Euro Area
Brussels, March 25, 2010

Franco-German-US-UK agreement/Iran/Middle East/Afghanistan – G20 agenda
Teleconference between Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, and Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 24,2010

Reforms/investment/jobs – Sectarianism – Agriculture – Pensions – Health – Security – Protest vote/civic and social pacts – School truancy/full veils/carbon tax
Statement by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic
Paris, March 24, 2010

Carbon tax/EU
Communiqué issued by the Prime Minister
Paris, March 23, 2010

France/NPT Review Conference
France TNP 2010 Internet site – Statement by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Deputy Spokesman
Paris, March 23, 2010

France/UK/immigration/JOCC
Opening of the Franco-British Joint Operational Coordination Centre – Communiqué issued by the Ministry for Immigration, Integration, National Identity and Mutually-Supportive Development
Paris, March 23, 2010

General Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council
Press conference given by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (excerpts)
Brussels, March 22, 2010

March 2010 government
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 22, 2010

US/Middle East peace process
Statements by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, during his joint press conference with George Mitchell, American Special Envoy for Middle East Peace
Paris, March 20, 2010

International Conference of World Cities and Regions for Haiti
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, March 18, 2010

Bluefin tuna/CITES
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species conference – Joint communiqué issued by the Ministry for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Marine Affairs, and the Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Paris, March 18, 2010

LatitudeFrance
Launch of the “LatitudeFrance” website – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, March 18, 2010

Sudan/Gauthier Lefevre
Sudan – Release of an ICRC worker – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 18, 2010

European Union
Editorial by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, published in “Mondes – Les Cahiers du Quai d’Orsay”
Paris, March , 2010

European defense
Article by Pierre Lellouche, Minister of State responsible for European Affairs, published in “Mondes – Les Cahiers du Quai d’Orsay”
Paris, March 2010

International financial reform/US/France/prudential control authority – Global bank tax
Interview given by Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, Industry and Employment, to the “Les Echos” newspaper (excerpts)
Paris, March 17, 2010

European Parliament/Strasbourg
European vocation of the city of Strasbourg – Reply by Pierre Lellouche, Minister of State responsible for European Affairs, to a written question in the National Assembly
Paris, March 16, 2010

EU/Israel
European Union-Israel Association Agreement – Reply by Pierre Lellouche, Minister of State responsible for European Affairs, to a written question in the National Assembly
Paris, March 16, 2010

US tanker aircraft contract
Joint communiqué issued by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 16, 2010

Sudan/hostages’ release
Release of two French hostages – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 14, 2010

France/UK
Statements made by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, during his joint press conference with Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
London, March 12, 2010

International conference on major forest areas
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Paris, March 11, 2010

Deforestation conference
International conference on major forest areas (11 March) – Statement by the Foreign and European Ministry Spokesman
Paris, March 11, 2010

Israel/settlement activity
Continuation of settlement activity in East Jerusalem – Statement by the Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, March 10, 2010

France/Germany/European economic government/ECB independence/European economic strategy – Greece – European monetary fund – Economic predictive tools/ECB/exchange rates
Statements made by François Fillon, Prime Minister, during his joint press conference with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (excerpts)
Berlin, March 10, 2010

Credit default swaps
Joint letter from Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece, and Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, to José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Prime Minister of Spain
Paris, Berlin, Athens, Luxembourg, March 10, 2010

Israel/settlement activity
Continuation of settlement activity in East Jerusalem – Statement by the Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, March 10, 2010

International Conference on access to civil nuclear energy
Opening speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic
Paris, March 8, 2010

Election in Iraq
Letter from Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to Jalal Talabani, President of Iraq
Paris, March 8, 2010

Iran / Simin Behbahani
Statement by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, March 8, 2010

Election in Iraq
Statement by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, March 7, 2010

high-level industry conference
Conclusion of the Etats Généraux de l’Industrie high-level industry conference – Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Marignane, March 4, 2010

Fight against global warming
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, March 4, 2010

France-Russia – Iran/Middle East/G20/G8/European security/South Ossetia – Russia/EU/visas – Gas supplies – Mistral-class LHDs – Visas/EU/European security architecture – Middle East/Iran
Statements made by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, during his joint press conference with Dmitri Medvedev, President of Russia (excerpts)
Paris, March 1, 2010

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