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April News Archives

Published on April 6, 2010

Greece’s financial situation
Interview given by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to the “Aujourd’hui en France” newspaper
Beijing, April 30 , 2010

State visit to China
Statements made by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, during his joint press conference with Hu Jintao, President of China
Beijing, April 28, 2010

State visit to China
Interview given by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to the “Xinhua” (New China) news agency
Beijing, April 28, 2010

Airspace closure/France
Report on the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs’ action to help the French stranded abroad because of the volcanic ash cloud – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, April 27, 2010

European External Action Service
Statement by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, April 27, 2010

Sudan/elections
Sudan/re-election of President al-Bashir – Statement by Bernard Valéro, Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, April 27, 2010

France/Austria
Letter of congratulations from Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to Heinz Fischer, President of Austria
Paris, April 26, 2010

EU/Greece/European economic strategy – Border adjustment mechanism/CAP
Meeting between Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, April 26, 2010

France/full veil ban – Istres mosque/gunshots
Meeting between François Fillon, Prime Minister, and a delegation from the French Council for the Muslim Faith – Communiqué issued by the Prime Minister
Paris, April 26, 2010

Yemen/UK ambassador attack
Yemen/attack against the British Ambassador – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, 26, April 2010

France/Lebanon
Telephone conversation between Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Saad Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, April 25, 2010

Volcano/French nationals repatriation
Air transport/French nationals – Communiqué issued by the Ministry for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Marine Affairs
Paris, April 22, 2010

Armenia/Turkey
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, April 22, 2010

Greek crisis – France/Spain/Portugal – Greece/G20 – Bonuses/tax havens/Greek crisis/market regulation
Interview given by Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, Industry and Employment, to “L’Express” magazine (excerpts)
Paris, April 22, 2010

Iran/internal crackdown
Ban on two political parties and a newspaper – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, April 20, 2010

Slovenia-Croatia border dispute
Ratification by the Slovenian Parliament of the arbitration agreement with Croatia – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, April 20, 2010

Funeral of President Lech Kaczynski
Letter from Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to Bronislaw Komorowski, Interim President of Poland
Paris, April 18, 2010

France/Israel/Shimon Peres visit
Visit to France by the President of Israel, Shimon Peres – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, April 13, 2010

Thailand/clashes in Bangkok
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, April 12, 2010

Nuclear summit in Washington
Exclusive interview of President Sarkozy, with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric
Washington, April 12, 2010

France/Poland/Lech Kaczynski/plane crash
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, April 10, 2010

“New START” agreement
Statement by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, April 8, 2010

Afghanistan/French soldier death
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, April 8, 2010

France/Alliance française-MFEA partnership/global cultural influence
Joint article by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, and Jean-Pierre de Launoit, President of the Fondation Alliance française, published in the “La Croix” newspaper
Paris, April 8, 2010

Rwanda
Commemoration of the sixteenth anniversary of the start of the genocide against the Rwandan Tutsis – Statement by Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, April 7, 2010

Haiti/international donors’ conference
International Donors’ Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, April 2, 2010

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