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France: Trump-Rouhani meeting not a priority

France: Trump-Rouhani meeting not a priority

French Foreign Minister says his country’s main aim at UN General Assembly is to de-escalate tensions between the United States and Iran.Elad Benari, 23/09/2019 03:07
France: There are 'signs' that chemicals were used in Syria

France: There are 'signs' that chemicals were used in Syria

French Foreign Minister says there are signs that chemicals were used in attacks by Syrian government forces in Idlib.Elad Benari, 29/05/2019 02:03
France: Iran cannot avoid talks on ballistic missile program

France: Iran cannot avoid talks on ballistic missile program

French Foreign Minister says Iran respecting nuclear deal but cannot avoid talks on other issues.Elad Benari, 31/08/2018 06:45
French FM to Iran: Stop threatening to violate the deal

French FM to Iran: Stop threatening to violate the deal

French FM Le Drian tells Iran that threats to leave deal don't allow Europe to create economic compensation package.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2018 11:08
France: Iran close to crossing 'red line'

France: Iran close to crossing 'red line'

French Foreign Minister warns Iran that its plan to increase its uranium enrichment capacity takes it close to a "red line".Ben Ariel, 07/06/2018 06:02
France: Iran deal can prevent Iran from acquiring nukes

France: Iran deal can prevent Iran from acquiring nukes

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says France intends to remain in the Iran nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 14/05/2018 05:32
France demands chemical inspectors be given access to Douma

France demands chemical inspectors be given access to Douma

French Foreign Minister urges Syria and Russia to grant weapons inspectors immediate access to site of alleged chemical attack in Douma.Ben Ariel, Canada, 21/04/2018 01:26
France accuses Iran of supplying arms to Houthis

France accuses Iran of supplying arms to Houthis

France rejects Iran's denial that it is supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 30/03/2018 05:38
France: Consider new sanctions on Iran

France: Consider new sanctions on Iran

France urges European Union to consider new sanctions on Iran over its involvement in Syria’s civil war and its ballistic missile program.Elad Benari, 20/03/2018 05:45
Iran rebuffs France's calls to curb its missile program

Iran rebuffs France's calls to curb its missile program

Iran says France should pressure U.S. to meet its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 06/03/2018 05:34
France: Iran not respecting UN resolution on missiles

France: Iran not respecting UN resolution on missiles

France’s foreign minister says Iran not respecting UN Resolution 2331 which calls on it to refrain from work on ballistic missiles.Ben Ariel, 23/01/2018 06:45
French Foreign Minister postpones Iran trip

French Foreign Minister postpones Iran trip

French President Emmanuel Macron urges Iranian counterpart to show restraint, as Foreign Minister postpones schedule trip to Tehran.Ben Ariel, 03/01/2018 03:06
France reiterates commitment to Iran deal

France reiterates commitment to Iran deal

French Foreign Minister says Iran deal remains valid despite Trump's decision not to recertify it.Elad Benari, 20/10/2017 06:15
France 'worried' about Trump's stance on Iran deal

France 'worried' about Trump's stance on Iran deal

French Foreign Minister concerned that Trump could put the Iran nuclear deal into doubt.Elad Benari, 07/09/2017 06:03
France again changes position on Assad

France again changes position on Assad

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian calls for transition in Syria that doesn't include Assad.Ben Ariel, Canada, 02/09/2017 00:48
Anti-ISIS coalition has killed 22,000 jihadists

Anti-ISIS coalition has killed 22,000 jihadists

French Defense Minister reveals US-led coalition has already taken down waves of ISIS jihadists since mid-2014, no new ISIS offensives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2016 22:43
France says war on ISIS 'starting to pay off'

France says war on ISIS 'starting to pay off'

French defense minister speaks aboard aircraft carrier flagship, saying ISIS is now on the defensive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2015 22:43
Ya'alon offers France assistance following attacks

Ya'alon offers France assistance following attacks

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon speaks with French counterpart, discusses strengthening the cooperation between Israel and France.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2015 04:14
France hits ISIS where it hurts: Oil stockpiles

France hits ISIS where it hurts: Oil stockpiles

French DM announces two new strikes on ISIS's oil infrastructure, in attempt to cripple monetary resources of the jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2015 18:29
France Sells Egypt 24 Rafale Fighter Jets

France Sells Egypt 24 Rafale Fighter Jets

France signs an agreement with Egypt for the sale of its Rafale fighter jet, in a show of support for President Sisi.Ben Ariel, 17/02/2015 03:43
Yaalon Doubtful Iran's President Will Bring Change

Yaalon Doubtful Iran's President Will Bring Change

"Ultimately, Khamenei makes all the decisions," Yaalon tells France's Foreign and Defense Ministers.Elad Benari, 18/06/2013 00:12
France Seeks to Buy Drones from Israel

France Seeks to Buy Drones from Israel

France is in talks with the United States and Israel to buy intelligence-gathering drones, says the country’s Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 20/05/2013 04:42