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France’s appeal to investors – US (18.01.17)

Among the reasons for this are the quality of life and infrastructures, easy access to healthcare services, and the innovativeness and energy of the digital sector, with 81 percent of American (...)

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European Union – Election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament (17.01.17)

His experience and his European commitment will, in his role as leader of the Strasbourg-based assembly, be key assets in responding to the challenges facing the EU. The European Parliament is, (...)

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Les autres actualités de la semaine :

Gambia - Inauguration of president Adama Barrow (19.01.17)

In accordance with the Gambian constitution, this ceremony confirms his indisputable victory in the presidential elections of 1 December 2016, validated by the Independent Electoral Commission. (...)

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Iran – Collapse of a high-rise building (19.01.17)

France assures Iran of its solidarity and extends its condolences to the victims’ families.

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Russia – Freedom of the press (19.01.17)

France reaffirms its commitment to the freedom of expression, the freedom of the press and the protection of journalists everywhere. We call on the Russian authorities, to guarantee the freedom (...)

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Iraq – Battle for Mosul (19.01.17)

This success should contribute to a sustainable improvement in the fate of the civilian populations. France, which is one of the leading contributors to the coalition’s efforts within the (...)

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Italy – Earthquakes/ avalanche – Statement by Jean-Marc Ayrault (19.01.17)

This tremor caused a deadly avalanche which buried a hotel in Farindola (province of Pescara), resulting in a large number of casualties. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the victims’ (...)

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Morocco – Launch of Institut Français’s new website (18.01.17)

Designed to be modern and intuitive, it will improve interactions with the Moroccan public and provide information about our cultural activities. Digital communication is playing a growing role (...)

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Mali – Terrorist attack (18.01.17)

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families as well as to the Malian authorities. This attack is clearly aimed at thwarting the efforts to promote stability and the security of the (...)

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Nigeria – Accidental bombing of a camp for displaced persons (17.01.17)

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and express our solidarity and support for the humanitarian organizations concerned which provide support to the civilian populations fleeing the (...)

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Middle East – Launch of the follow-up committee to the Paris conference on the victims of ethnic and religious violence (18.01.17)

Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will launch, on January 18, in the presence of parliamentarians, locally elected officials and NGOs, the third (...)

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Algeria – Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Abdelkader Messahel, Minister responsible for North African Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League of the Republic of Algeria (18.01.17)

This meeting notably provided an opportunity to discuss the regional crises, especially in Libya and the Sahel. Abdelkader Messahel is currently conducting a working visit to Paris to take part (...)

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Economic diplomacy – Metro system in Hanoi (17.01.17)

This 12.5 km line will serve 12 stations and represents an investment of €265 million. The funding of this project is supported by the French mechanism aimed at enhancing our commercial (...)

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Economic diplomacy – Signing of an agreement between Airbus and Saudi Arabian airline Flynas (16.01.17)

The agreement includes an order for the supply of 60 medium-haul A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are expected between 2018 and 2026. This order reflects the dynamism of our economic partnership (...)

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United Nations – Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (17.01.17)

This meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the humanitarian impact of the crises around the world and the situation of refugees and people displaced within their own countries as a result of (...)

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Kyrgyzstan – Plane crash (16.01.17)

France extends its condolences to the victims’ families. In these tragic circumstances, we stand alongside Kyrgyzstan.

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