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Isabelle Prime was greeted by President Hollande and Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, August 7, 2015
08/08/2015 - France-Yemen

French hostage Isabelle Prime back in France after Yemen release

France's last hostage abroad, Isabelle Prime, returned home Friday evening after spending more than five months in captivity.
Demonstrators in Yemen call for the release of French hostage Isabelle Prime, 24 February 2015.
07/08/2015 - FRANCE-YEMEN

French hostage flies home after being freed in Yemen

Isabelle Prime, France's last hostage abroad, is scheduled to fly home on Friday, after being held captive for more than 5 months in Yemen.
29/07/2015 - France-Iran

Fabius delivers presidential invitation to Rouhani as relations post-deal thaw

France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius arrived in Teheran on Wednesday seeking to revive relations with Iran, after this month's historic nuclear deal.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will be in Iran on Wednesday
28/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

Bad blood between France's Fabius and hardliners in Iran

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius's visit to Iran on Wednesday will be a key test of the relationship between Tehran and Paris, French President Francois Hollande says, as hardliners in Iran ...
Laurent Fabius, French Foreign Affairs Minister during climate negotiations in June in Bonn, Germany
21/07/2015 - France - climate change

France calls for compromise to reach climate change deal at December conference

France's foreign affairs minister called for compromise on political differences to speed up progress on an agreement on climate change at a conference of representatives of 45 countries in Paris on Monday.

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius at the Iran talks in Vienna
21/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

French FM Fabius to visit Iran next week

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius is to visit Iran next week, following last week's signing of a nuclear deal with Tehran.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva in November 2013
15/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

France's Fabius to visit Iran after nuclear deal sealed

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius says he has accepted the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif to go to Iran soon, as Tehran is set to reopen for business after ...
The EU's Federica Mogherini (L), Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russia's Sergei Lavrov (R) in Vienna after the deal was signed
14/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

France presses Iran on Syria after nuclear deal

French President François Hollande on Tuesday welcomed the West's nuclear deal with Iran and called on Tehran to help resolve the Syria conflict.
CAR President Catherine Samba-Panza reviews troops earlier this year
12/07/2015 - Central African Republic - FRANCE

Fabius visits Central African Republic as miltiary child abuse inquiry continues

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius was to visit the Central African Republic (CAR) Monday before travelling to Ethiopia for A UN conference on development finance.
US Sectetary of State John Kerry (C) with members of the US delegation to talks with Iran in Vienna on Friday
12/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN - US

Crunch time for Iran nuclear deal, warns France

Decision time has arrived in talks over Iran's nuclear capacity, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius said this weekend as negotiators strove to reach a Monday deadline.