Progress at European Union level in terms of defence

At the video conference of European Union (EU) defence ministers held on 12 May 2020, an initial assessment was delivered of the E... [Read more]
13 May 2020

Europe Day: "Today, Europe is clearly up to the challenge"

Europe: the strength of “De Facto Solidarity”. By Jean-Yves Le Drian and Amélie de Montchalin ... [Read more]
9 May 2020

An urgent need to return to the rules laid down in 1945: the limitation by law to the use of force

Security Council Arria-formula meeting on the theme “75 Years from the End of the Second World War on European Soil”: statement by... [Read more]
8 May 2020


Since 4 May 2020, the anti-air frigate Jean Bart has been involved in the European Union (EU)-led Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI.... [Read more]
7 May 2020

France pledges €500m against Covid-19

Immense efforts are now under way, worldwide, in a bid to develop swift and effective means of eradicating Covid-19. France has an... [Read more]
6 May 2020

Conditions for people returning from abroad

In light of the Covid-19 crisis, a bill is making provision for laying down quarantine conditions for people coming into France.... [Read more]
5 May 2020

Economic recovery: the European Union blueprint

On 29 April 2020, the Minister of Economy and Finance was heard by the National Assembly. This hearing gave him an opportunity to ... [Read more]
30 April 2020

Towards a Europe-wide harmonisation of measures regarding transport

On 29 April 2020, the informal video conference between European transport ministers addressed the future measures required in ter... [Read more]
30 April 2020

European Council

At the video conference of the members of the European Council, held on 23 April 2020, France was able to defend two issues: Europ... [Read more]
24 April 2020

European measures for the agriculture and agri-food sectors

France thanks the European Commission for the emergency measures implemented to support the agriculture and agri-food sectors, and... [Read more]
24 April 2020