If French President Francois Hollande fails to secure the Mistral deal with Russia, he will have to explain the decision in front of the entire French nation, Thierry Mariani and Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, members of the French Union for a Popular Movement party, said in an official letter addressed to Hollande, according to Atlantico website.
France has suffered because of Francois Hollande’s inability to restore relations with Moscow and settle the Mistral deal, Nadine Morano said.
France and Russia have not settled the Mistral contract termination, according to Francois Hollande.
DUBAI (Reuters) - On the first visit to Iran for 12 years by a French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius conveyed an invitation from President Francois Hollande to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to visit France in November.
Commenting on President Francois Hollande's announcement that he would take a few weeks to decide whether or not to deliver the Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia, Jean-Claude Blanchard, municipal councilor in the port city of Saint-Nazaire, told Sputnik that the city's residents are tired of French politicians' flip-flopping on the issue.
Not a photoshop. Everyone kept their sense of humor when five-foot-seven French President Francois Hollande had to get on his tippy toes to pin a medal onto the basketball player Sandrine Gruda. Via. Open thread below...
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel – leaders of the so-called Normandy quartet – discussed on Thursday in a phone call the implementation of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine reconciliation, the Kremlin said in a statement.
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande agreed in a phone conversation with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Thursday to reinforce bilateral cooperation between the countries after last week's nuclear deal in Vienna, Hollande's office said.
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday urged Tehran to contribute to the resolution of crises in the Middle East, his office said in a statement.
French president promises new measures to help livestock and dairy farmers facing a profit squeeze. ||| Paris - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday promised measures to help livestock and dairy farmers who have been protesting for weeks over what they say is a squeeze on their profits by retailers and food processors. Show More Summary
A proposal by French President Francois Hollande to create a Eurozone government is "absolutely utopian," as Germany will not want to put its economic stability and leadership in the European Union at stake, former French Minister of Transport and current member of the French National Assembly Thierry Mariani told Sputnik Tuesday.
President Francois Hollande said he would present an emergency package of measures that would give farmers tax breaks and financial aid to save them from bankruptcy, the Telegraph reports.
French President Francois Hollande has called for the creation of a Eurozone government that would unite the countries using the single currency within the EU, as they struggle to keep Greece from exiting the zone.
French President Francois Hollande has fired a warning to Britain over Prime Minister David Cameron's plans to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the EU, by calling for the creation of a "Eurozone government" that would leave behind countries opposed to greater European integration.
As if there is not too much government and too many meetings already, Hollande Calls for the Creation of a Euro Zone Government. French President Francois Hollande called on Sunday for the creation of a euro zone government and for citizens...Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande called for the creation of a euro zone government and for citizens to renew their faith in the European project. ||| Paris - French President Francois Hollande on Sunday called for the creation of a...Show More Summary
Paris (AFP) - France favours a "stronger organisation" behind the euro led by "a vanguard of countries", French President Francois Hollande said in an interview. In the past week "the European spirit prevailed" in addressing the Greek crisis, he told the weekly Journal du Dimanche. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande held a telephone conversation with the leaders of Russia and Ukraine on Friday to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine, the French presidency said.
PARIS (Reuters) - Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, head of France's ruling Socialists and a close ally of President Francois Hollande, issued an open letter to the German people on Thursday urging them to re-think their place in Europe.
PARIS (Reuters) - France "prevented terrorist acts this week" President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday, and a source close to the situation revealed that four people had been arrested in connection with the foiled attacks.