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February

Published on February 2, 2011

France/Arab world/government reshuffle
International situation – Radio and television broadcast by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic
Paris, February 27, 2011

Libya/adoption of UNSCR 1970
Remarks to the press by Gérard Araud, France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations
New York, February 26, 2011

UN/Libya/sanctions
Libya – Remarks to the press by Gérard Araud, France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations
New York, February 25 , 2011

France/Turkey/G20
G20 – Joint declaration by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey
Ankara, February 25, 2011

Libya/Human Rights Council
Situation in Libya – Human Rights Council – Statement by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, February 25, 2011

Situation in Libya
Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, February 24 , 2011

France/USA/Libya
The President of the United States called President Sarkozy this evening to discuss the situation in Libya - Communiqué from the Presidence of the Republic.
Paris, February 24, 2011

France/India/G20/UNSC – France/India/defence – Counter-terrorism – Cooperation against piracy
Interview given by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to the “Times of India” (website)
Paris, February 23, 2011

Situation in Libya
Statement issued by President Sarkozy at the Council of Ministers meeting
Paris, February 23, 2011

Trip to Tunisia
Joint press conference held by Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, and Laurent Wauquiez, Minister responsible for European Affairs (excerpts)
Tunis, February 22, 2011

France/diplomacy
Statement by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Brasilia, February 22, 2011

New Zealand/earthquake
Earthquake in Christchurch – Letter from Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand
Paris, February 22, 2011

Tunisia/Italy/immigration – EU/Schengen/borders – France/EU/Roma
Interview given by Laurent Wauquiez, Minister responsible for European Affairs, to the “Le Monde” newspaper
Paris, February 22, 2011

New Zealand/earthquake in Christchurch
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, February 22 , 2011

Libya – Repatriation of the French
Statement by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, February 22, 2011

Nuclear Policy Council
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 21, 2011

Situation in Libya
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 21, 2011

Afghanistan – Death of a French soldier
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 20, 2011

Iran/Panel of Experts/UNSCR 1929
Statements by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, February 18, 2011

Agricultural priorities of the French G20 presidency
Speech by Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural Affairs and Town and Country Planning (Regional Development), before the United Nations General Assembly
New York, February 17, 2011

France/Tunisia
Development of the situation in Tunisia/meeting between Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Mohamed Ghannouchi, Prime Minister of Tunisia – Communiqué issued by the French Presidency
Paris, February 17, 2011

Evolution and future of European defense
Statements by Alain Juppé, Minister for Defence and Veterans, at a joint hearing of the National Assembly National Defence and Armed Forces Committee and European Affairs Committee (excerpts)
Paris, February 16 , 2011

Progress report and future of the Union for the Mediterranean
Discussion of an oral question with debate in the Senate – Speech by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (excerpts)
Paris, February 16 , 2011

French gastronomy/”So French, So Good” campaign
Communiqué issued by the Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industry
Paris, February 16 , 2011

G20 role/relevance to citizens – WTO and IMF
Interview given by Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, to the “Le Figaro” newspaper
Paris, February 16, 2011

France/Tunisia/action plan – European Financial Stability Facility/Stability and Growth Pact/European financial system/economic coordination/EU budget/CAP/Cohesion Policy/research and innovation/EU enlargement
Excerpts from the communiqué issued following the Council of Ministers’ meeting
Paris, February 16, 2011

Europe/trade/values/borders
Association of European Journalists – Preliminary remarks made by Laurent Wauquiez, Minister responsible for European Affairs, at his press conference (excerpts)
Paris, February 15, 2011

Franco-British cooperation
Reply by Alain Juppé, Minister for Defence and Veterans, to a written question in the National Assembly
Paris, February 15, 2011

Programme for A400M military transport plane
Reply by Alain Juppé, Minister for Defence and Veterans, to a written question in the National Assembly
Paris, February 15, 2011

France/G20/Africa Progress Panel
Reception of members of the Africa Progress Panel by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 14, 2011

French G20 Presidency/Cannes Summit
G20 non-member countries invited by the French Presidency to the Cannes Summit – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 12, 2011

Situation in Egypt
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 11, 2011

France/Tunisia/transition
Meeting between François Fillon, Prime Minister, and Mohammed Ghannouchi, Prime Minister of Tunisia – Communiqué issued by the Prime Minister
Paris, February 11, 2011

Egypt/transition/unrest - Tunisia/situation – France/Brazil/Rafale
Interview given by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to “France 2” television (excerpts)
Paris, February 11, 2011

Export conference
Speech by François Fillon, Prime Minister
Paris, February 10, 2011

Europe/globalization
Joint article by Laurent Wauquiez, Minister responsible for European Affairs, Mikołaj Dowgielewicz, Polish Minister of State for European Affairs, Werner Hoyer, German Minister Delegate for European Affairs, Diego López Garrido, Spanish Minister of State for European Affairs, Pedro Lourtie, Portuguese Minister of State for European Affairs, and Paolo Romani, Italian Minister for Eonomic Development, published in the “Le Monde” newspaper
Paris, February 10, 2011

Annual dinner of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Paris, February 9, 2011

10th anniversary of the Foreign Press Centre
Speech by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (excerpts)
Paris, February 9, 2011

France/Annecy 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics bid
Annecy 2018’s bid for Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Statement by François Fillon, Prime Minister
Paris, February 8, 2011

French foreign trade/2010
French trade in 2010 – Interview given by Pierre Lellouche, Minister of State responsible for Foreign Trade, to the “Le Figaro” newspaper
Paris, February 8, 2011

France/G20/protecting consumers of financial products
Working meeting of the Financial Sector Consultative Committee – Communiqué issued by the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
Paris, February 8, 2011

France/Southern Sudan/self-determination referendum result
Definitive results of the referendum on self-determination in Southern Sudan – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 7, 2011

European Council
Press conference given by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Brussels, February 4, 2011

Tunisia/French support
Statements by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, during her joint press briefing with Ahmed Abderraouf Ounaies, Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs (excerpts)
Paris, February 4, 2011

France/Germany/economic harmonization
European Council – Joint statement by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, in his joint declaration with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
Brussels, February 4, 2011

Egypt/transition/Middle East peace process – France/Arab dictatorships
Statements by François Fillon, Prime Minister, at his joint press conference with Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (excerpts)
Paris, February 3, 2011

Egypt/condemnation of the violence against journalists
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, February 3 , 2011

Egypt/violence
Interview given by Michèle Alliot-Marie, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to “France 2” television (excerpts)
Paris, February 2, 2011

Egypt
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, February 2, 2011

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