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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. File
22/06/2015 - France - Iran

Fabius calls for 'robust' Iran nuclear deal before meeting Iranian foreign minister

Any nuclear deal with Iran “must be able to be verified”, said French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius on Sunday, ahead of next week's deadline for a final deal on Tehran’s ...

French press review 8 June 2015

French press watches G-7 leaders as they grapple with a tray of threats to global security.
A labourer in front of the settlement known to Israelis as Har Homa and to Palestinians as Jabal Abu Ghneim
05/06/2015 - France - ISRAEL - PALESTINE

France, Orange try to calm Israel's boycott fears in telecoms partner row

The French government has stepped in to calm a row over telecoms giant Orange's announcement that it wants to scrap an agreement with Israeli operator Partner.
Michel Platini (R) with Sepp Blatter on Friday
03/06/2015 - FRANCE - World football

France backs Platini for Fifa boss, Interpol issues arrest warrants

French football personalities and political leaders backed Uefa chief Michel Platini to become head of Fifa after the shock resignation of Sepp Blatter as president of world football's scandal-hit ...
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius  attends a meeting with members of the anti-Islamic State coalition in Paris on June 2, 2015.
02/06/2015 - IRAQ

Fight against Islamic State will not be won without Iran, expert

US-led coalition members meeting in Paris on Tuesday to discuss the fight against the Islamic State armed group have pledged their support for an emergency plan adopted by Iraq following the fall of the key city of Ramadi.

French Minister for Ecology, Segolene Royal (R) and General Secretary of the Elysee Palace Jean-Pierre Jouyet leave the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 20, 2015.
01/06/2015 - France-Germany

UN climate talks "inadequate," says French ecology minister Royal

Ségolène Royal has slammed UN climate talks as painfully "inadequate," in the face of the urgency of climate change. Talks to hammer out a historic deal on limiting greenhouse gas emissions, resumed on Monday, ahead of crunch talks in Paris later this year.

David Cameron started a tour of European capitals on Thursday to prepare for the UK's EU referendum
28/05/2015 - France - United Kingdom - European Union

British EU referendum 'very risky' France warns as Cameron visits Paris

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius warned that the UK's planned referendum on staying in the European Union (EU) was "very risky" on Thursday ahead of a visit by UK Prime ...
Ceremony marking France's 70th anniversary of the allied victory over Nazi Germany, Paris, 8 May 2015.
08/05/2015 - FRANCE - EUROPE

Hollande evokes Ukraine, Middle East violence as Paris marks 70th World War II Victory in Europe day

French President François Hollande laid a wreath on Friday at the tomb of an unknown soldier at a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to mark the victory over Nazi Germany on 8 May 1945.

French President Francois Hollande is received in Riyadh by Saudi Arabia's King Salman, 4 May 2015
05/05/2015 - France - Saudi Arabia

Saudi eager to sign tens of billions in deals with France, says French foreign minister

Saudi Arabia’s new leaders hope to move quickly on deals with France worth tens of billions of euros, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday at the start of a two-day visit to ...
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the Tour Montparnasse for Nepal on Tuesday
28/04/2015 - NEPAL- france

French Spiderman climbs Paris skyscraper for Nepal quake victims

The French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert on Tuesday climbed up the highest building in Paris with a Nepalese flag in his pocket as a tribute to the more than 5,000 people who died in the weekend's ...