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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.


Fight against terrorism – Attack in Nice

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


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.


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)


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.


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


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)


Tourism in France: a "real national treasure"

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



Ambassador Araud: "Our thoughts are with the victims"

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

The embassy and the consulates