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Published on October 2, 2012

Syria
Action Group for Syria final communiqué
Geneva, June 30, 2012

European Council
Press conference given by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Paris, June 29, 2012

France/Middle East peace process
Meeting between M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, and Mr Tony Blair, the Quartet Representative for the Middle East peace process – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, June 29, 2012

Euro Area/economy
Euro Area summit statement
Brussels, June 29, 2012

France/Germany/Europe
Statement by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, alongside Mrs Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
Paris, June 27, 2012

EU summit/growth/integration
Excerpts from the interview given by Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister Delegate for European Affairs, to the Le Monde newspaper
Paris, June 27, 2012

“France and the new Arab world” seminar
Closing speech by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs (excerpts)
_ Paris, June 27, 2012

Rio+20/sustainable development
Interview given by M. Pascal Canfin, Minister Delegate for Development, to the terraeco.net website (excerpts)
Paris, June 26, 2012

Situation in Egypt
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Paris, June 22, 2012

Europe/economy
Visit to Italy – Statements by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, at his joint press conference with Mr Mario Monti, Prime Minister of Italy, Mrs Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, and Mr Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain (excerpts)
Rome, June 22, 2012

France, U.S. Sign Energy R&D Agreement
Energy Department and French Commission on Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Sign New Research and Development Agreement
Washington, June 21, 2012

Greece/Euro Area – France/Germany/euro crisis
Interview given by M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister, to the German newspaper Die Zeit (excerpts)
Berlin, June 21, 2012

Sustainable development
Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Rio de Janeiro, June 20, 2012

Composition of the government
On Thursday, 21 June 2012, François Hollande, President of the Republic, appointed the members of the new government, at the proposal of Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister.
Paris, June 21, 2012

France Awards Rep. Oberstar National Order of Merit
François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States, bestowed the insignia of Commander in the National Order of Merit upon former U.S. Representative James Oberstar
Washington, June 19, 2012

E3+3/Iran meeting (Moscow, 18-19 June 2012)
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Paris, June 19, 2012

UK/France/tax/business – Hollande/growth pact
Interview given by M. Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister Delegate for European Affairs, to Canal+ (excerpts)
Paris, June 19, 2012

G20 summit/Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Joint statement by François Hollande, President of the Republic, Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
Los Cabos, June 18, 2012

Rio+20 summit
Report on an interview with Pascal Canfin, Minister Delegate for
Development, published by the Guardian newspaper

Paris, June 18, 2012

France Commemorates June 18th Appeal
10 U.S. Veterans of Afghanistan Honored.
French Embassy, June 18 2012.

London/Free French Forces
Commemoration of 18 June 1940 – Message to London’s French community, read by the French Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on behalf of Mme Yamina Benguigui, Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad
and Francophony

London, June 18, 2012

France/Burma/Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar/Burma/presentation of the Nobel Prize to Ms Aung San Suu Kyi – Statement by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic
Paris, June 16, 2012

Euro Area situation
Interview given by M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister, to the Le Monde newspaper
Paris, June 15, 2012

G20/Los Cabos summit/French priorities
Letter from M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, to Mr Felipe Calderón Hinojosa
Paris, June 14, 2012

France Awards Legion of Honor to U.S. D-Day Veteran
After Landing, U.S. Army Doctor Endured 23 Days of Non-Stop Toil
Washington, June 14, 2012

Syria/aggravation of the situation
_Press conference given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Paris, June 13 , 2012

France’s Goals for the Rio+20 Environmental Summit
The UN Conference on Sustainable Development will be held in Rio de Janeiro June 20-22.
Washington D.C., June 13, 2012

Syria/aggravation of the situation
Press conference given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs (excerpts
Paris, June 13, 2012

Growth – Competitiveness – Other challenges
Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, to the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (excerpts)
Paris, June 12, 2012

EU/growth – EU/political integration
Statements by Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister Delegate for European Affairs, at his joint press conference with Mr Michael Link, German Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office (excerpts)
Paris, June 12, 2012

European Parliament – Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference
Statements by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, June 12, 2012

Environment/Africa/financial regulation
Interview given by Pascal Canfin, Minister Delegate for Development, to the 20 Minutes newspaper
Paris, June 12, 2012

France/Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia/meeting between M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, and Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, Commander of the National Guard, State Minister of Saudi Arabia – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, June 11, 2012

Afghanistan/death of French soldiers
Interview given by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defense, to the newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche (excerpts)
Paris, June 10, 2012

France/Afghanistan/death of French soldiers
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, June 9, 2012

D.C. Public School Students Visit the Ambassador’s Residence
Capitol Hill Montessori School at Logan, a public school in Washington D.C., visited the residence of the Ambassador of France to the United States.
Washington, DC, June 8 2012.

France/USA/EU/growth
Economic and financial regulation/telephone conversation between M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, and Mr Barack Obama, President of the United States – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, June 8, 2012

In support of a UN agency for the environment
Article by the Minister Delegate for Development, Mr. Pascal Canfin, published in the “La Croix” daily newspaper
Paris, June 8, 2012

EU political integration – Spanish crisis/EU banking supervision – France/Germany/eurobonds
Interview given by Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister Delegate for European Affairs, to AFP
Paris, June 8, 2012

France/Palestinian Authority – Syria
Signing of the budgetary aid agreement with the Palestinian Authority – Statements by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, at his joint press conference with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority (excerpts)
Paris, June 7, 2012

France/Nelson Mandela
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs – 22nd anniversary of Mr Nelson Mandela’s visit to Paris
Paris, June 7, 2012

Defense/budget/priorities – European/France-UK defense – South-East Asia – Operations abroad – Sahel/Syria
Interview given by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defense, to the Le Monde newspaper (excerpts)
Paris, June 7, 2012

Commemoration of the Normandy landings
Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Caen, June 6, 2012

France/Afghanistan
Article by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defence, published in
L’Express magazine

Paris, June 6, 2012

France/Burma
Visit to France by Ms Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner
and Chairperson of the National League for Democracy - Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, June 6, 2012

Visit to Germany
Statements by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, during his joint press conference with Mr Guido Westerwelle, German Minister of Foreign Affairs (excerpts)
Berlin, June 4, 2012

France/Russia
Statements by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, at his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (excerpts)
Paris, June 1, 2012

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