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The European Commission's decision on the Alstom-Siemens merger throws the need to revise competition law into sharp focus

On 6 February Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance, confirmed the European Commission's expected prohibition of the pla... [Read more]
8 February 2019

General Electric: €50m earmarked for reindustrialisation

On 5 February, Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister of State, attached to the Min... [Read more]
6 February 2019

A network of European panels for the restitution of spoliated property

On 1 January 2019, a network was established linking five panels in Europe committed to tracking down and returning Nazi-confiscat... [Read more]
4 February 2019

Gender equality, a G7 priority

Since 1 January 2019, France has officially taken over the G7 presidency for one year. The President of the Republic has pledged t... [Read more]
1 February 2019

The city of Metz will host the meeting of G7 Environment Ministers in May 2019

With France taking on the presidency of the G7 in 2019, the city of Metz has been chosen to host the meeting of G7 Environment, Oc... [Read more]
31 January 2019

France, Germany, United Kingdom: joint statement on the creation of INSTEX

Joint statement on the creation of INSTEX, the special purpose vehicle aimed at facilitating legitimate trade with Iran in the fra... [Read more]
31 January 2019

Space exploration: France is continuing onwards and upwards

In 2020, Thomas Pesquet will be embarking on another space mission. And more than ever, France is playing an instrumental role in ... [Read more]
30 January 2019

France wholeheartedly supports Asia Bibi's acquittal and is willing to welcome her

Pakistan's Supreme Court has dismissed the petition against the acquittal of Asia Bibi in October 2018.... [Read more]
30 January 2019

Brexit: the deal is not open to renegotiation

By 317 votes to 301, on 29 January 2019 British MPs voted in favour of an amendment calling for new terms to be sought in the Brex... [Read more]
30 January 2019

Nuclear energy: signature of the industry’s strategic contract

On 28 January 2019, François de Rugy, Ministre d’État, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Bruno Le Maire, Minis... [Read more]
29 January 2019

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