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Iran foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to meet president Emmanuel Macron on Friday over nuclear deal; Norway next on agenda
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Iran foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to meet president Emmanuel Macron on Friday over nuclear deal; Norway next on agenda

Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to visit Paris and meet with his counterpart and the French president on Friday, state news agency IRNA reported.

China welcomes Pakistan's 'goodwill signal', France applauds show of restraint: World reacts to IAF pilot Abhinandan's release
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China welcomes Pakistan's 'goodwill signal', France applauds show of restraint: World reacts to IAF pilot Abhinandan's release

While in both Pakistan and India, journalists, politicians, performers, sportspersons and common people rejoiced on social media, other countries too reacted positively to the return of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman.

France 'yellow vest' protests: Emmanuel Macron speeds up tax cuts, raise wages to quell unrest; vows no backtracking
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France 'yellow vest' protests: Emmanuel Macron speeds up tax cuts, raise wages to quell unrest; vows no backtracking

France's President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced wage rises for the poorest workers and tax cuts for pensioners in further concessions meant to defuse weeks of often violent protests that have challenged his authority.

'Leave our nation be': France tells Donald Trump not to interfere in country's affairs after US president tweets about Paris protests
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'Leave our nation be': France tells Donald Trump not to interfere in country's affairs after US president tweets about Paris protests

The French government on Sunday urged US president Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after he tweeted on the Paris protests and the climate agreement.

'France is not vassal of US': Emmanuel Macron responds to Donald Trump's attack on country, says allies owe each other respect
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'France is not vassal of US': Emmanuel Macron responds to Donald Trump's attack on country, says allies owe each other respect

In five posts sent on Tuesday after a visit to Paris to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Trump reminded France of its near-defeat by Germany in two wars, took a swipe at its wine industry, and mentioned Macron's falling approval ratings.

Donald Trump slams France over World War losses to Germany, Emmanuel Macron's approval ratings and its wine industry
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Donald Trump slams France over World War losses to Germany, Emmanuel Macron's approval ratings and its wine industry

In five posts sent on the same day that French officials marked the anniversary of the 2015 terrorist attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, Trump blasted the key US ally over its near defeat to Germany in two world wars, its wine industry and Macron's approval ratings.

Sushma Swaraj's France visit: Deepening ties on defence, education and review of past agreements high on EAM agenda
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Sushma Swaraj's France visit: Deepening ties on defence, education and review of past agreements high on EAM agenda

The progress on the series of agreements that India and France signed during the visit of French president Emmanuel Macron to India in March would be high on the agenda

France, Germany and UK seek exemption for European companies from US sanctions on Iran
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France, Germany and UK seek exemption for European companies from US sanctions on Iran

France, Germany and UK have sought exemption from US Iran sanctions for European companies doing business with Tehran.

Iran plans increase in uranium enrichment capacity if nuclear deal collapses, French foreign minister calls plan close to 'red line'
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Iran plans increase in uranium enrichment capacity if nuclear deal collapses, French foreign minister calls plan close to 'red line'

Iran’s declaration that it could increase its uranium enrichment capacity if a nuclear deal with world powers falls apart, risks sailing close to the “red line”, France’s foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

France says Iran nuclear deal 'not dead' despite Donald Trump's withdrawal, Emmanuel Macron to contact Hassan Rouhani
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France says Iran nuclear deal 'not dead' despite Donald Trump's withdrawal, Emmanuel Macron to contact Hassan Rouhani

France’s foreign minister said on Wednesday the Iran deal was not dead despite US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out, and French President Emmanuel Macron would speak to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani later in the day

French foreign minister says new humanitarian disaster looming in Syria's Idlib region
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French foreign minister says new humanitarian disaster looming in Syria's Idlib region

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned on Sunday that a new humanitarian disaster was looming in Syria, in the rebel-held region of Idlib,

Saad Hariri arrives in Paris: Understanding France's role in defusing situation in Lebanon
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Saad Hariri arrives in Paris: Understanding France's role in defusing situation in Lebanon

France under President Emmanuel Macron has played a leading role in trying to avert a fresh crisis in Lebanon following the surprise resignation of its prime minister Saad Hariri

India, France urge global community to act against nations sponsoring terror, resolve to boost defence, trade ties
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India, France urge global community to act against nations sponsoring terror, resolve to boost defence, trade ties

The two ministers discussed key regional and international issues as well as the visit of the French President to India next year.

Saudi Arabia says Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri not being forcibly held in Riyadh, he is free to leave 'when he pleases'
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Saudi Arabia says Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri not being forcibly held in Riyadh, he is free to leave 'when he pleases'

Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri is free to leave Saudi Arabia "when he pleases", the kingdom said on Thursday, rejecting accusations from Beirut that he was being held in Riyadh following his shock resignation.

France forging security partnership with India in the Indo-Pacific region, says French Ambassador
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France forging security partnership with India in the Indo-Pacific region, says French Ambassador

French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler said on Wednesday that his country is forging a security partnership with India over this region.

Venezuela crisis: President Nicolas Maduro says he is ready for dialogue with Opposition
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Venezuela crisis: President Nicolas Maduro says he is ready for dialogue with Opposition

Venezuelan president Maduro has said he was prepared to meet the Opposition for talks brokered by Jose Luis Rodriquez Zapatero

North Korea blasts France over nuclear criticism, asks Paris to abandon its atomic arms first
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North Korea blasts France over nuclear criticism, asks Paris to abandon its atomic arms first

An official from North Korea has lashed out at France after it warned Pyongyang's nuclear ambition could pose a threat to Europe, saying Paris must abandon its own atomic weapons first.

Qatar diplomatic crisis: France foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visits Kuwait to help 'facilitate' talk
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Qatar diplomatic crisis: France foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visits Kuwait to help 'facilitate' talk

French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian held talks with top officials in Kuwait on Sunday in a bid to bolster the emirate's attempts to mediate in the Gulf crisis.

Qatar diplomatic crisis: France aims to be 'facilitator' in talks, urges Gulf states to resolve standoff
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Qatar diplomatic crisis: France aims to be 'facilitator' in talks, urges Gulf states to resolve standoff

French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian stopped in Qatar at the start of a Gulf tour aimed at helping defuse the crisis pitting Qatar against Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt

France wants to mediate in Gulf crisis says foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian
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France wants to mediate in Gulf crisis says foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in Doha today that France wants to assist Kuwait-led mediation on the crisis between Qatar and four other Arab states