Official statements of the French government and of the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Attacks in Sri Lanka – Statement by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson
France utterly condemns the appalling attacks carried out in Sri Lanka on Sunday 21 April against churches, where Easter (...)
New Zealand – Christchurch attack – Statement by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (15 March 2019).
I utterly condemn the despicable attack committed today against two mosques in (...)
Digital sector – International conference, “Civil societies, media and public authorities: democracies facing the manipulation of information”
Closing speech by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (Paris, 4 April 2018)
Following the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13th November, a Book of Condolences will remain open for signing in the Embassy of France (89 Rosmead Place, Colombo 7), on 17 November and 18 November, from 9.00 am to (...)
Border controls: French President François Hollande has decided to immediately reinstate systematic border checks.
These checks are performed at road crossing-points, rail, sea and airports.
Airports continue to (...)
France is the world’s top tourist destination (with 84.7 million foreign tourists in 2013) and tourism is a key sector of its economy, accounting for more than 7% of GDP and two million direct and indirect jobs. The (...)
Beheading of Rizana Nafeek: Declaration of the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 9th January 2013
France condemns the beheading on January 9 in Saudi Arabia of Rizana Nafeek, a young Sri Lankan citizen, who was a minor when the crime occurred.
France is campaigning for the universal abolition of the death (...)