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Ministers Ayrault and Le Drian in Washington, D.C.


On July 20-21, Mr. Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister and International Development and Mr. Le Drian, Minister of Defense, took part in the meeting of the Ministers of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL.

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Fight against terrorism – Attack in Nice


Statements by the French authorities and U.S. officials.

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Attack in Nice - Interviews of Ambassador Araud on major American news channels


French Ambassador to the U.S. Gérard Araud comments on the attack in Nice on CNN, MSNBC, FOX and PBS.

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Ambassador Gérard Araud on CNN: "This is a very challenging time for the European Union."


An interview of the French Ambassador about Brexit, migration crisis and transatlantic relations (July 12, 2016)

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NATO - Warsaw Summit (July 8-9, 2016)


The Warsaw declaration on Transatlantic Security Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council.

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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

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Orlando shooting


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

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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.

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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)

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Tourism in France: a "real national treasure"


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

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Ambassador Araud: "Our thoughts are with the victims"

Statement by Gerard Araud at Bastille Day Ceremony regarding Nice Attack - July 14, 2016.

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