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December

Published on December 2, 2013

New Year’s greetings
New Year greetings to the French people by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic
Paris, December 31, 2013

Cameroon/release of Father Georges Vandenbeusch
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, December 31, 2013

Russia/Volgograd attacks
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, December 30, 2013

Saudi Arabia
Press conference given by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Riyadh, December 29, 2013

Iraq - Lebanon
Press briefing by the Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman
Paris, December 27, 2013

Syria – Egypt – CAR
Press briefing by the Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, December 26, 2013

South Sudan
Remarks to the press from France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, as President of the Security Council (excerpts)
New York, December 23, 2013

DRC
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, December 23, 2013

Egypt – Uganda – CAR – South Sudan
Press briefing by the Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, December 23, 2013

European Council
Communiqué issued following the Council of Ministers’ meeting (excerpts)
Paris, December 23, 2013

Economic and Monetary Union
Article by M. Pierre Moscovici, Minister of Economy and Finance, in the daily newspaper Le Monde
Paris, December 21, 2013

Trade policy
Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Foreign Trade
Paris, December 19, 2013

CAR – South Sudan
Press briefing by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, December 19, 2013

European defense/defense policy
Reply given by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defence, to a question in the National Assembly (excerpts)
Paris, December 18, 2013

International Year of Family Farming
Joint communiqué issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry and the Office of the Minister Delegate for Development
Paris, December 18, 2013

Ukraine
Press briefing by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, December 18, 2013

Sochi Olympic Winter Games
Joint communiqué issued by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mme Valérie Fourneyron, Minister for Sport, Youth, Lifelong Education and Voluntary Organizations
Paris, December 18, 2013

European Union/fisheries
Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy
Paris, December 18, 2013

Mali/general election
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Paris, December 18, 2013

International Adoption Mission
Opening speech by Mme Hélène Conway-Mouret, Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad (excerpts)
Paris, December 17, 2013

Seventieth anniversary of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France (CRIF)
Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Paris, December 17, 2013

European Union/rail innovation/Shift²Rail
A European initiative to develop rail technology innovation – Joint communiqué issued by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the Office of the Minister Delegate for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries and the Office of the Minister Delegate for European Affairs
Paris, December 16, 2013

Central African Republic
Press briefing given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, following the Foreign Affairs Council (excerpts)
Paris, December 16, 2013

Lebanon/Israel/soldier killings
Press briefing by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, December 16, 2013

Chile/presidential election
Press briefing by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, December 16, 2013

Russia/Olympic Games
Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to I-télé/Europe 1
Paris, December 15, 2013

European Union/Germany
Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to I-télé/Europe 1
Paris, December 15, 2013

Mali
Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to I-télé/Europe 1 (excerpts)
Paris, December 15, 2013

European Union/Ukraine
Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to I-télé/Europe 1
Paris, December 15, 2013

Central African Republic
Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to I-télé/Europe 1 (excerpts)
Paris, December 15, 2013

Mali
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Paris, December 14, 2013

France/arms trade
Press briefing by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, December 13, 2013

Posted workers
Reply given by M. Michel Sapin, Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue, to a question in the Senate
Paris, December 12, 2013

Central African Republic
Government statement in the Senate on the engagement of the armed forces – Speech by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defense (excerpts)
Paris, December 10, 2013

Central African Republic/deaths of two French soldiers
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, December 10, 2013

France Hosts Summit for Peace and Security in Africa
Final Declaration
Paris, December 7, 2013

Central African Republic/Elysée Summit for Peace and Security in Africa
Statements by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic, at his closing press conference (excerpts)
Paris, December 7, 2013

Tribute to Nelson Mandela
Tribute by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic
Paris, 6 December 2013

Elysée Summit for Peace and Security in Africa
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs (excerpts)
Paris, December 6, 2013

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on CAR
Speech by François Hollande, President of the Republic
Paris, December 5, 2013

CAR/select defense council
Statement by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic
Paris, December 5, 2013

Conference for a new economic partnership model between Africa and France
Closing speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic (excerpts)
Paris, December 4, 2013

Syria
Statements to the press by the President of the Security Council
New York, December 4, 2013

CAR – Syria – Protection of journalists – Sahel
Press conference given by France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (excerpts)
New York, December 3, 2013

Syria – Lebanon – Mali – CAR – Somalia
Press briefing by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman (excerpts)
Paris, 3 December 2013

Ukraine/CAR/Africa summit/Syria
Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to RFI
Paris, December 3, 2013

Award of the Turner Prize to a French artist
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Paris, December 3, 2013

Ukraine
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, December 2, 2013

Ukraine
Statement by M. Thierry Repentin, Minister Delegate for European Affairs, on the Huffington Post news website
Paris, December 2, 2013

French presidency of the United Nations Security Council
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Paris, December 2, 2013

Shelling of French school in Damascus
Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Paris, December 1, 2013

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