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Referendum on the UK's European Union membership

Official statements from President of the Republic François Hollande, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault (June 24, 2016)


World Refugee Day (June 20, 2016)

On this occasion, France reaffirms its commitment to refugees and to the organizations that help them.


Jean-Marc Todeschini visited the U.S.

The Minister of State for Veterans and Remembrance, attached to the Minister of Defense, paid an official visit to Washington, D.C. and New York on June 20-23.


Orlando shooting

Statement by Mr. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States. (June 13, 2016)


Fight against terrorism - French and US security services step up cooperation

Statements by the French Presidency and the Embassy of the United States in France.


France ratifies Paris Agreement first before other G20 countries

Implementation of the COP21 six months after the Paris agreement – Communiqué by the Ministers’ Council (Paris - June 15, 2016)


France reinforces its security measures for the Euro 2016

Statement from French Minister of Interior on security protocol for the European Soccer Championship


Paris conference on the Middle East Peace Process

Final communiqué and interview with Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault


Tourism in France: a "real national treasure"

Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault discusses new tourism and security initiatives in France.


French presidency of the UN Security Council in June 2016

France sets three priorities for the upcoming month.



Jean-Marc Todeschini visits the U.S

Watch highlights from Minister of State for Veterans and Remembrance's visit to DC, including a Legion of Honor ceremony and wreath-laying at the Arlington National Cemetery.

The embassy and the consulates