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January

Published on January 4, 2011

Reform of international monetary system – Euro Area crisis/Franco-German harmonization – World trade talks – France/growth/taxation
Interview given by Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, to the “La Tribune” newspaper
Paris, January 31, 2011

African Union summit
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic
Addis Ababa, January 30, 2011

Egypt/Tunisia/unrest – France/Tunisia/police – Côte d’Ivoire
Interview given by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to the “Aujourd’hui en France” newspaper (excerpts)
Paris, January 30, 2011

Egypt
Joint statement by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, and David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Paris, January 29, 2011

Egypt/protests
Statement by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, January 28, 2011

41st World Economic Forum
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Davos, January 27, 2011

France/Russia/amphibious assault ships
Amphibious assault ships – Signature of agreement between France and Russia – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, January 25, 2011

Press conference to present the presidency of the G20/ G8
Address by the Presidency of the French Republic
Elysée palace, January 24, 2011

French G20 and G8 Presidency priorities
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, January 24, 2011

A stolen Degas painting returns to France
ICE returns to French government, stolen Degas painting missing for 38 years
Washington, D.C., January 21, 2011

Visit to the Middle East
_Interview given by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to the Palestinian “Al-Quds” newspaper (excerpts)
Jerusalem, January 21, 2011

France/Germany/Competitiveness gap
Submission of the Coe-Rexecode report – Speech by Eric Besson, Minister responsible for Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy (excerpts)
Paris, January 20, 2011

Tunisia – Sahel/French hostages – French presence in Africa – France/Afghanistan – France/UK/defence cooperation – NATO/Russia/anti-missile defense cooperation – France/nuclear deterrence
Interview given by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister for Defence and Veterans, to the “Le Monde” newspaper
Paris, January 19, 2011

French arms exports/BPCs/Russia
French arms exports – Reply by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister for Defense and Veterans, to a written question in the National Assembly
Paris, January 18, 2011

New Year greetings to the farming community
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Truchtersheim, January 18, 2011

Tunisia/Foreign assets of Ben Ali family
Reply given by Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, to a question in the National Assembly
Paris, January 18, 2011

France/EU/Tunisia/Transition to democracy
Tunisia/Reply given by François Fillon, Prime Minister, to a question in the National Assembly (excerpts)
Paris, January 18, 2011

France/Tunisia/photographer’s death
Tunisia/death of French photographer Lucas Mebrouk Dolega – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, January 17, 2011

Political situation in Lebanon
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, January 16, 2011

Situation in Tunisia
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, January 15, 2011

New Year greetings to the business and economic community
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Toulouse, January 13, 2011

Official visit to the United Kingdom
Speech by François Fillon, Prime Minister, to the City of London (excerpts)
London, January 13, 2011

Official visit to the United Kingdom
Statements made by François Fillon, Prime Minister, during his joint press conference with David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
London, January 13, 2011

France/Syria/Lebanese government crisis
Telephone conversation between Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria – Statement issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, January 12, 2011

Haiti/earthquake/reconstruction
Message from Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, one year after the earthquake of 12 January 2010
Paris, January 12, 2011

New Year greetings to the press
Excerpts from the speech by François Fillon, Prime Minister
Paris, January 10, 2011

France/USA
Statement by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, during his working visit to Washington
Washington, January 10, 2011

France/Eastern Christians – Côte d’Ivoire – Afghanistan
Interview given by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to the weekly “Le Figaro Magazine” (excerpts)
Paris, January 8, 2011

Death of a French soldier in Afghanistan
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, January 8, 2011

Murder of two French hostages in Niger
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, January 8, 2011

Hungary/press freedom – France/EU budget
Interview given by Laurent Wauquiez, Minister responsible for European Affairs, to the “RMC” radio station (excerpts)
Paris, January 6, 2011

European Union/Attacks on Eastern Christians
Eastern Christians – Joint letter from Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, János Martonyi, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Radoslaw Sikorski, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Paris, Rome, January 5, 2011

Côte d’Ivoire – French hostages – France/Eastern Christians – Lebanon/STL indictment
_Interview given by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to the “20 Minutes” newspaper (excerpts)
Paris, January 5, 2011

New Year greetings to the armed forces
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Saint-Dizier, January 4 , 2011

Brazil/Rafale – Côte d’Ivoire/military intervention – Afghanistan/troops – Attacks on Coptic Christians
Interview given by Alain Juppé, Minister for Defence and Veterans, to “Europe 1” (excerpts)
Paris, January 4 , 2011

Pakistan/assassination of the Governor of Punjab
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Deputy Spokesman
Paris, January 4, 2011

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