Louvre Abu Dhabi License Extended Until 2047

The Louvre Abu Dhabi’s license has been extended by 10 years to 2047, the French presidency said Friday during a visit by Emmanuel Macron to the United Arab Emirates. The French president and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed agreed to the ‘extension for 10 years of the partnership over the Louvre Abu … More Louvre Abu Dhabi License Extended Until 2047

France’s Macron hopes for progress on Lebanon during Saudi talks

 French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped talks he would hold in Saudi Arabia later in the day would help alleviate tension between Gulf states and Lebanon. Lebanon’s Information Minister George Kordahi resigned on Friday to help end a diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia over comments he had made criticising Saudi Arabia’s role … More France’s Macron hopes for progress on Lebanon during Saudi talks

UAE To Sign Major Deals During French President’s Visit – Emirati Official

PARIS, France – The United Arab Emirates and France will sign major contracts when President Emmanuel Macron visits Dubai on Dec.3, a senior Emirati official said on Tuesday, as the two close allies look to deepen economic and political ties. ‘I don’t want to spoil the Christmas present with the president’, Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to … More UAE To Sign Major Deals During French President’s Visit – Emirati Official

Macron Unveils 30 – Bln Euro Plan For Innovation And Industrial Revival

PARIS, France – France wants to be a leader in green hydrogen by 2030 and build low – carbon planes and small nuclear reactors as part of a 30 billion euro ($35 billion), investment plan, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. Macron said the road map, dubbed ‘France 2030’, would ensure France decarbonizes its industry … More Macron Unveils 30 – Bln Euro Plan For Innovation And Industrial Revival

Macron Tells Europe To ‘Stop Being Naive’ After France Signs Defence Deal With Greece

Paris/France – – Europe needs to stop being naive when it comes to defending its interests and build its own military capacity, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after Greece sealed a deal for French frigates worth about 3 billion euros ($3.51 billion). France was plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United … More Macron Tells Europe To ‘Stop Being Naive’ After France Signs Defence Deal With Greece

Greece Set To Boost Military Cooperation With France, Greek PM Says

Athens / Greece – – Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday that Greece has been in talks with France to boost their defence alliance as Athens seeks to build up its armed forces. After finalising a 2.5 billion euros agreement with long – standing all France for the purchase of 18 Dassault – … More Greece Set To Boost Military Cooperation With France, Greek PM Says

Macron, Merkel Vow To Cooperate Closely Until New German Government Is Formed

Paris / France – – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Thursday to keep working closely together until a new German government is formed after the Sept. 26 polls in which Merkel is not a candidate. In 16 years in power, Merkel has known four French presidents and has built … More Macron, Merkel Vow To Cooperate Closely Until New German Government Is Formed

Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Paris / France — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that French military forces had killed Islamic Adnan Abu Walid al – Sahrawi, the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. ‘It’s another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel’, Macron said in a tweet, without disclosing the location of … More Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

US Urges Over 150 World Leaders Not To Come To UN Over COVID

United Nations – – The United States is urging the more than 150 countries planning to send their leader or a government  minister to New York to speak in person at the U.N. General Assembly next month to consider giving a video address instead to prevent the annual high – level week from becoming ‘ … More US Urges Over 150 World Leaders Not To Come To UN Over COVID

French President Macron: Third COVID Vaccine Doses Likely For Elderly And Vulnerable

French President Emmanuel Macron said on his Instagram account on Thursday that it was likely that the elderly and vulnerable would need a third COVID-19 vaccine shot, and that France was working on rolling these out from September onwards. ‘A third dose will likely be necessary, not for everyone straightaway, but in any case for … More French President Macron: Third COVID Vaccine Doses Likely For Elderly And Vulnerable