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  Foreign relations of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
France is a major power in western Europe because of its size, location, strong economy, membership in European organizations, strong military posture, and energetic diplomacy.
France generally has worked to strengthen the global economic and political influence of the EU and its role in common European defense and collective security.
France gave military aid to the government, despite knowing that factions in the elite and army were preparing for the ethnic elimination of the Tutsi.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_France   (3413 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Foreign relations of France -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
France is a leader in western Europe because of its size, location, strong economy, membership in European organizations, strong military posture, and energetic diplomacy.
France generally has worked to strengthen the global economic and political influence of the EU and its role in common European defense.
France also had taken a very pro-Israel stance since that state’s creation and was selling it weaponry and supplies and was considered, at the a time, Israel closest ally.
www.kidsseek.com /encyclopedia-wiki/fo/Foreign_relations_of_France   (2647 words)

  
 Iran-France relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Recently, relations have soured over Iran's refusal to halt uranium enrichment and France supporting the referral of Iran to the Security Council.
Cooperation relations are managed in the context of the general arrangement of 14 September 1993 and the cultural arrangement of 31 January 1999.
France is the sixth-leading country in terms of hosting Iranian scholars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iran-France_relations   (868 words)

  
 France (10/05)
France was one of the earliest countries to progress from feudalism to the nation-state.
France deployed additional military forces to Cote d’Ivoire in 2002 and to Central African Republic in 2003 to address crises in both countries and, with EU partners, led an international military operation to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2003.
France participates actively in the Proliferation Security Initiative, and is engaged with the U.S., both bilaterally and at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), to curb nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) proliferation from the D.P.R.K., Iran, Libya, and elsewhere.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3842.htm   (5580 words)

  
 Foreign relations of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secretary of State is the foreign minister of the United States and is the primary conductor of state-to-state diplomacy.
The U.S. maintains a Normal Trade Relations list and several countries are excluded from it, which means that their exports to the United States are subject to significantly higher tariffs.
United States foreign policy is influenced by the efforts of the U.S. government to halt imports of illicit drugs, including cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_the_United_States   (2273 words)

  
 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Europe - France - Foreign Relations
France supports the establishment of a Palestinian state and the withdrawal of Israel from all occupied territories.
France deployed military forces to Cote d’Ivoire in 2002 and to Central African Republic in 2003 to address crisis in both countries and, with EU partners, led an international military operation to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2003.
France participates actively in the Proliferation Security Initiative, and is engaged with the US, both bilaterally and at the IAEA and OPCW, to curb NBC proliferation from the DPRK, Iran, Libya and elsewhere.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/fr/France_relations_summary.htm   (934 words)

  
 SalamIran Magazine- February-99,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Asked about Kharrazi's refraining from giving lecture at institute for foreign relations in France during his recent trip there, Kharrazi said it is an internationally accepted norm that when a visiting minister is going to give a lecture at a gathering, the host country should guarantee the security of the meeting.
The Iranian foreign minister said with reference to the scheduled visit to Tehran of the German minister, hombakh, that his visit to the Iranian capital is a token of the interest of the German government to mend and upgrade relations with Iran.
Asked about his refraining from giving lecture at institute for foreign relations in France during his recent trip there, Kharrazi said it is an internationally accepted norm that when a visiting minister is to give a lecture at a gathering, the host country should guarantee the security of the meeting.
www.salamiran.org /Magazine/BackIssues/February99/Kharrazi_news.html   (1115 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Foreign relations of France Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since the days of the Thirty Years War France had been a friend and ally of the Ottoman Empire supplying weaponry and training and on occasion cooperating against the Holy Roman Empire.
In WWI the Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers, and was defeated by France and the United Kingdom.
These colonies were granted independence after the Second World War but France still attempts to have close relations with them, trying to forge cultural and educational bonds between the areas.
www.ipedia.com /foreign_relations_of_france.html   (2694 words)

  
 Mauritania - FOREIGN RELATIONS
As a result, Mauritania's foreign policy, like that of other developing states, represents at once an extension of the president's personality and the embodiment of an otherwise fragile state.
Close relations with France, on whom Mauritania continued to rely for much of its development aid, remained the cornerstone of Mauritanian foreign policy through the late 1980s.
Spain's withdrawal from the Spanish Sahara and the latter's partition and annexation by Mauritania and Morocco in 1976 inaugurated an eight-year period of conflict and fighting against Polisario guerrillas of the SADR, resulting in military setbacks and stagnating diplomacy for Mauritania.
countrystudies.us /mauritania/62.htm   (1044 words)

  
 MOFA: Japan-France Relations
Relations between Japan and France have long been friendly, and exchanges take place in a wide variety of fields involving both government and private organizations.
Japan and France have engaged in joint projects in Djibouti and Madagascar primarily for the purpose of improving health and sanitation standards, thereby stirring development in Africa, home to many of the world's least developed nations.
The JET program invites applicants from France to serve as international liaison personnel in local governments or as foreign language assistants to teach in junior and senior high schools in Japan.
www.mofa.go.jp /region/europe/france   (2228 words)

  
 The University of Adelaide Library | MODERN FRANCE
France : a reference guide from the Renaissance to the present, William J. Roberts.
France during the German occupation, 1940-1944 : summaries and important selections from statements on the government of Marechal Petain and Pierre Laval.
France during the German occupation, 1940-1944 : a collection of 292 statements on the government of Marechal Petain and Pierre Laval / compiled by Rene de Chambrun ; translated from the French by Philip W. Whitcomb.1958.
www.adelaide.edu.au /library/guide/hum/history/France.html   (1320 words)

  
 Foreign Relations - Government Information and Maps - University Library - UC Davis
The Foreign Relations of the United States series published by the U.S. State Department presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.
Foreign Relations of the U.S. Complete list of volumes, 1861 to present.
Committee hearings, reports and documents regarding U.S. foreign policy, agency appropriations for foreign aid, congressional investigations into foreign relations and other related matters are indexed in the database.
www.lib.ucdavis.edu /dept/govinfo/federal/foreignrelations.php   (672 words)

  
 The Diplomatic Retreat of France and Public Opinion on the Eve of the French Revolution, 1783-1789   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In this engaging narrative history, Orville T. Murphy explores the diplomatic collapse of France and the subsequent public response to it, and concludes that both were major causes of the French Revolution.
Though the monarchy held that foreign policy was the exclusive realm of the king, by the 1780s it was apparent that public opinion had wrested foreign policy from the secrecy and reserve of the king's cabinet.
The public perceived that its monarch was out of touch with foreign affairs or that it cared nothing for some of the fundamental foreign interests of France.
cuapress.cua.edu /viewbook.cfm?Book=MUDR   (412 words)

  
 France Bilateral relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In a further gesture of reconciliation and friendship with Germany, reminiscent of the historic handshake between President Mitterrand and Chancellor Kohl at the Verdun cemetery in 1984, Federal Chancellor Schroeder was the first German head of government to attend the celebrations commemorating the 60th anniversary of the allied landing in Normandy.
As of the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Elysée Treaty, the semi-annual intergovernmental consultations (summits) are held in joint Ministerial Councils, where the two cabinets meet and the line ministers in charge discuss the entire range of political issues.
In early 2004, the Goethe Institute in France launched a broad publicity campaign for the German language under the banner 'On a tout à faire ensemble' and this is being continued and enlarged with television spots, for example.
www.auswaertiges-amt.de /www/en/laenderinfos/laender/laender_ausgabe_html?type_id=14&land_id=46   (1423 words)

  
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When France refused to back American actions in Iraq earlier this year, that nation instantly became an object of scorn and the butt of jokes.
In March, French Foreign Minister Dominique Villepin awkwardly sidestepped the question (from a journalist), "Who do you want to win the war?" And when war became imminent, France vetoed a proposal that would have allowed NATO to defend Turkey (a NATO member) against Iraqi attack.
Especially galling to many Americans was France's apparent repudiation of the role U.S. armed forces played in keeping that country free--in World War I, World War II and during the Cold War.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0LIY/is_2_91/ai_108912868   (490 words)

  
 SANDNet Weekly Update, February 6, 2001
Pakistani Major General Rashid Qureshi, head of the military's Inter-Service Public Relations, said, "It is certainly a positive sign and development." Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah praised the phone call, and said that he hoped that militant groups would follow suit and be peaceful.
An essay in Frontline Magazine states that the visit of PRC leader Li Peng is a sign that relations between India and the PRC have strengthened significantly since the Pokhran nuclear tests.
The Pakistan Foreign Office reiterated the request that India grant passports to the leadership of the All-Parties Hurriyat Conference to enable their visit to Pakistan.
www.nautilus.org /archives/sand/Updates2001/V2n6.html   (1698 words)

  
 Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson / F (continued)
The present aspect of our foreign relations has encouraged here a general spirit of encouragement to domestic manufacture.
I have been more minute in relating the early transactions of this regeneration, because I was in circumstances peculiarly favorable for a knowledge of the truth.
The bill for continuing the suspension of intercourse with France and her dependencies, is still before the Senate, but will pass by a very great vote.
www.cooperativeindividualism.org /jefferson_f_02.html   (2824 words)

  
 Embassy of France in the U.S.
Mission of France To the UN American Embassy in Paris
Statements made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson.
Speech given by Ambassador of France to the United States, Jean-David Levitte at the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
www.info-france-usa.org   (218 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: France, the United States, and the Algerian War: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In this pioneering book, Irwin M. Wall unravels the intertwining threads of the protracted agony of France's war with Algeria, the American role in the fall of the Fourth Republic, the long shadow of Charles de Gaulle, and the decisive postwar power of the United States.
Irwin Wall's book on American relations with France during the Algerian war of independence is a sequel to his book on how America supported (and manipulated) France during the Fourth Republic.
Wall's verdict on De Gaulle's foreign policy is largely negative, since he achieved very little.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0520225341   (943 words)

  
 POL 344 - LEARN - The University of Auckland Library
The subject heading for the foreign relations of an individual country is the name of the country followed by 'foreign relations'.
For foreign relations between one country and another country, use the name of the country, followed by 'foreign relations', followed by the name of the other country,
However the term used by the database may be "foreign relations".
www.library.auckland.ac.nz /subjects/pol/course-pages/politics344.htm   (1832 words)

  
 Microform Sources for United States History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and Russia and the Soviet Union, 1910-29.
The history and related files were declassified in 1976.
Reports from U.S. diplomats in foreign countries on political and military affairs, studies and statistics on socioeconomic matters, interviews and minutes of meetings with foreign government officials, texts of important letters, instructions, cables sent and received, translations from foreign publications and government documents.
www.lib.uchicago.edu /e/su/hist/usmf/node6.html   (3647 words)

  
 United States and France: Correspondence Dealing With Economic Relations, 1811-1930. Compiled and Indexed by Williamson ...
The collection is compiled from the archive of the U.S. State Department, the French Foreign Office, and the American Embassy in Paris.
The documents (1816-1823) are principally the communications passed between the Department of State at Washington and the United States Ambassador to France, Albert Gallatin.
France -- Relations (General) with the United States.
www.library.utoronto.ca /robarts/microtext/collection/pages/usandfrn.html   (172 words)

  
 FOREIGN AFFAIRS - RELATIONS WITH FRANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A change of course has to occur in economic policy; if the Socialists surrepticiously abandon their electoral promises to remain anchored to the same policies applied during the last ten years, then there might happen a shift of public opinion to extermist parties.
A change of course in economic policy will mean a change in the Maastricht criteria; Europe should accept that, if it does not wish to bear the burden of a final rejection by the public opinions throughout the continent.
No real change looks set to happen in France after the recent elections, notwithstanding political commentators’ wishes to the contrary.
www.hri.org /Samizdat/eejwgal.htm   (150 words)

  
 French foreign ministry describes current France-Russia relations as superb - Pravda.Ru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The French foreign ministry has described current relations between France and Russia as superb, Francois Rivasseau, an official foreign ministry spokesman, said ahead of an upcoming visit to Russia by President Jacques Chirac.
He recalled a pronouncement of French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin to the effect that a strong Russia was a partner France would like to have.
A strong Russia is good for France, Europe and for stability and security of the present-day world.
english.pravda.ru /diplomatic/2002/07/17/32693_.html   (430 words)

  
 Find in a Library: La France et le Saint empire romain germanique depuis la paix de Westphalie jusqu 'à la ...
Subjects: France -- Foreign relations -- Holy Roman Empire.
Holy Roman Empire -- Foreign relations -- France.
Saint-Empire romain germanique -- Relations extérieures -- France.
www.worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/ee89c9fc3908e1f5.html   (118 words)

  
 SANDNet Weekly Update, February 23, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Zhang Jiuhuan, the Director General of the Asian Department, Chinese Foreign Ministry, held bilateral consultations with senior Pakistan foreign officials in Islamabad on February 19.
Japan's Deputy foreign Minister, Ryozo Kato, met with Pakistan Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmed in Islamabad on February 16.
Norwegian Foreign Minister Knut Vollebaek arrived in Colombo on February 16 to begin the process of mediating a dialogue between the Sri Lanka government, the opposition United National Party (UNP), and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
www.nautilus.org /archives/sand/Updates2000/Feb23.html   (1786 words)

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