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Published on October 3, 2011

France/Afghanistan
Afghanistan/participation of Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, in the Istanbul Conference for Afghanistan
Paris, October 31, 2011

Palestinian membership of UNESCO
Statements by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman
Paris, October 31, 2011

Afghanistan/attack on NATO forces
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, October 29, 2011

Libya/adoption of UNSCR 2016
Statements to the press by France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations
New York, October 27, 2011

France/Afghanistan
Meeting between Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, and Zalmai Rassoul, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan (excerpts)
Paris, October 26, 2011

Tunisia/election
Reply given by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to a question in the National Assembly
Paris, October 26, 2011

European Council and Euro Area summit
Main results
Brussels, October 26, 2011

Commodity market regulation
Reply by François Baroin, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, to a question in the National Assembly
Paris, October 25 , 2011

United Nations General Assembly/informal meeting on the Cannes G20 summit
Speech by Jean-David Levitte, Diplomatic Adviser to President Sarkozy
New York, October 25, 2011

Libya
Reply by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to a question in the National Assembly (excerpts)
Paris, October 25, 2011

SeaFrance/European Commission
Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable development, Transport and Housing/Minister responsible for Transport (excerpts)
Paris, October 24, 2011

Security Council/debate on the Middle East
Speech by France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations
New York, October 24, 2011

Tunisia/Constituent Assembly election
Statement by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, October 24, 2011

Yemen/UNSCR 2014
Yemen/vote on United Nations Security Council resolution 2014 – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Deputy Spokesman
Paris, October 24, 2011

Official visit to Japan
Statement to the press by François Fillon, Prime Minister
Tokyo, October 23, 2011

France/Germany/Euro Area crisis
Statements by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, at his joint press conference with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (excerpts)
Brussels, October 23, 2011

Declaration of Libya’s liberation by the National Transitional Council
Statement by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, October 23, 2011

Turkey/Van earthquake
Letter from Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey
Paris, October 23, 2011

France/Saudi Arabia/Crown Prince death
Saudi Arabia/death of His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud – Letter of condolence from Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, to His Majesty Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia
Paris, October 22, 2011

Euro Area financial difficulties
Franco-German communiqué
Paris, October 21, 2011

French presidency of the G20 conference on development
Speech by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic
Paris, October 21, 2011

Official visit to India
Speech by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
New Delhi, October 21, 2011

European Food Aid Programme
Interview given by Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural Affairs and Town and Country Planning (Regional Development), to the “La Croix” newspaper (excerpts)
Paris, October 20, 2011

Official visit to India
Statements by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, during his joint press conference with S.M. Krishna, Indian Minister of External Affairs
New Delhi, October 20, 2011

Death of Muammar Gaddafi
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic.
Paris, October 20, 2011

Financial market regulation
Communiqué issued by the Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industry
Paris, October 19, 2011

Appropriations to the Official Development Assistance mission
Hearing of Henri de Raincourt, Minister responsible for Cooperation, before the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee (excerpts)
Paris, October 19, 2011

Israel/release of Gilad Shalit
Interview given to “France Inter” by the French Ambassador to Israel (excerpts)
Tel Aviv, October 19, 2010

Lebanon/incursions by the Syrian army
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, October 19, 2011

Death of Marie Dedieu
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman
Paris, October 19, 2011

France’s retention of AAA rating
Excerpts from the reply given by François Baroin, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, to a question in the National Assembly
Paris, October 18, 2011

Release of Gilad Shalit
Letter from Nicolas Sarkozy handed to Gilad Shalit by the Ambassador of France to Israel.
Paris, October 17, 2011.

Dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Communiqué, French Embassy in the U.S.
Washington, D.C. , October 17 2011.

Meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors
Communiqué
Paris, October 15, 2011

World Food Day
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, October 14, 2011

Stolen Jules Breton Painting Returned to France
On October 13, an official ceremony was held at the French ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC, to mark the return to France of “Une fille de pêcheur,”a painting by 19th-century artist Jules Breton that had been missing for nearly a century.
Washington DC, October 13, 2011

Innovative financing for development
General Assembly – Second Committee – Special Meeting on Innovative Financing – Speech by the Delegation of France delivered by France’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations
New York, October 13, 2010

European Financial Stability Facility
Communiqué issued by the Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industry
Paris, October 13, 2011

Union for the Mediterranean
Statements by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, during his joint press conference with Youssef Amrani, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (excerpts)
Paris, October 13, 2010

Debate prior to the European Council
Speech by Jean Leonetti, Minister responsible for European Affairs, in the National Assembly (excerpts)
Paris, October 12, 2011

Common Agricultural Policy
Communiqué issued by the Ministry for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural Affairs and Town and Country Planning (Regional Development)
Paris, October 12, 2011

Dexia bank
Reply by François Fillon, Prime Minister, to a question in the National Assembly (excerpts)
Paris, October 11 , 2011

Return to France of a painting by 19th-century artist, Jules Breton
Official ceremony at the French ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC, to mark the return to France of a painting by 19th-century artist Jules Breton.
Washington DC, October 13, 2011

Floods in Southeast Asia
Statement by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, October 13, 2011

Launch of the first Franco-Indian satellite
Statement by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, October 12, 2011

Announcement of an agreement for the release of Gilad Shalit
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, October 12, 2011

Sudan/attack against a UNAMID patrol in Darfur
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, October 12, 2011

France/UK/bilateral talks
Statements by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, October 11, 2011

Financial and economic situation in the Euro Area
Reply by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to a question in the National Assembly
Paris, October 11, 2011

Foreign Affairs Council
Press briefing given by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Luxembourg, October 10, 2011

Future of Dexia bank
Communiqué issued by François Fillon, Prime Minister,
Paris, October 10, 2011

France/Germany/Euro Area crisis
Visit to Berlin – Statements by Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, at his joint press conference with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (excerpts)
Berlin, October 9 , 2011

Arab Spring/Libya/Syria/Deauville Partnership/EU Neighbourhood Policy/Union for the Mediterranean – Middle East – Africa – Europe – Global governance
Opening seminar of the Institute of Higher National Defence Studies and the National Institute of Higher Security and Justice Studies – Speech by Pierre Sellal, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (excerpts)
Paris, October 7, 2011

Military interventions abroad – Globalization/political responses – European defense
Opening seminar of the Institute of Higher National Defence Studies and the National Institute of Higher Security and Justice Studies – Speech by François Fillon, Prime Minister (excerpts)
Paris, October 7, 2011

World and European Day against the Death Penalty
Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, October 10, 2011

Israel/desecration of cemeteries
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman
Paris, October 10, 2011

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates
Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman - Statement by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, October 7, 2011

Nobel Peace Prize
Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, October 7 , 2011

High-level conference on development: “G20 development: solutions for a new world"
_Statement by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman
Paris, October 6 , 2011

EBRD
Extension of the activities of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to the southern and eastern Mediterranean – Statement by the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Spokesman
Paris, October 6 , 2011

G20/Commonwealth/OIF
Meeting between Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic, and Abdou Diouf, Secretary-General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, and Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, October 5, 2011

Syria/UN veto
_Interview given by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Spokesman to “France 24”
Paris, October 5, 2011

Syria/UN veto
Reply given by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, to a question in the National Assembly
Paris, October 5, 2011

EU Neighbourhood Policy
Excerpt from the communiqué issued following the Council of Ministers’ meeting
Paris, October 5, 2011

Syria/United Nations Security Council resolution
Statement by Alain Juppé, Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Paris, October 5, 2011

Jules Hoffmann/Nobel medicine prize
Award of the Nobel Prize in Medicine to Professor Jules Hoffmann – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, October 3, 2011

Jules Hoffmann/Nobel Medicine prize
Award of the Nobel Prize in Medicine to Professor Jules Hoffmann – Communiqué issued by the Prime Minister
Paris, October 3, 2011

Jules Hoffmann, Nobel Laureate
Communiqué, French Embassy in the U.S.
Washington, D.C. , October 03 2011

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