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First monkeypox case detected in France

First monkeypox case detected in France

France confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the country on Friday in the Ile-de-France region, which includes Paris. The 29-year-old man isn’t in a serious condition and is self-isolating at home, according to a statement from …

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris-Saclay, France, ahead of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council ministerial dinner. According to U.S. State Department …

Turkey's Consulate General attacked in Paris

Turkey's Consulate General attacked in Paris

Unidentified individuals attacked Turkey's Consulate General in Paris on Thursday, according to diplomatic sources.  The Consulate General was  attacked around 02.30 a.m. local time (1230 GMT) on May 12 with firework-type …

Macron re-assumes French presidency

Macron re-assumes French presidency

Today, French President Emmanuel Macron, re-elected for a second term, officially took office for a five-year term, his inauguration took place at the Elysee Palace. The ceremony lasted about an hour and a half. During …

Erdogan and Macron discuss French elections and Ukraine crisis

Erdogan and Macron discuss French elections and Ukraine crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the Ukraine crisis and bilateral ties in a phone call on Thursday following the closely contested French elections. According to a statement by …

France ready to work for establishing peace in Ukraine

France ready to work for establishing peace in Ukraine

French President Emmanuel Macron, in a conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, announced his readiness to work on the conditions for finding a solution in order to ensure peace in Ukraine. Today, the heads of state …

Marine Le Pen to defend her seat in June legislative elections

Marine Le Pen to defend her seat in June legislative elections

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who lost to President Emmanuel Macron in presidential elections on Sunday, will defend her seat in parliamentary elections in June, an official of her party said on Tuesday. National Rally (RN) …

Zurabichvili congratulates Macron on election win

Zurabichvili congratulates Macron on election win

Georgian President Salome Zurabichvili congratulated the incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron on winning the presidential election runoff on Sunday. Zurabichvili tweeted her message and pointed out both Georgia and Ukraine needed …

Putin congratulates Macron on re-election

Putin congratulates Macron on re-election

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as President of France, the Kremlin press service said. “I sincerely wish you success in your state activities, as well as good …

Kazakh President congratulates Macron on Reelection

Kazakh President congratulates Macron on Reelection

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a congratulatory telegram in which he wrote that Macron's decisive victory "is an indication of the trust of the people and appreciation of his tireless work aimed at protecting national …

Le Pen recognizes Macron’s victory in election runoff

Le Pen recognizes Macron’s victory in election runoff

France’s presidential candidate from the National Rally party, Marine Le Pen, has described the early returns from the presidential election runoff as a success. "Toward the end of the runoff we raked about 43% of the votes. …

Macron wins France's presidential election

Macron wins France's presidential election

France’s incumbent President Emmanuel Macron garnered 58.55% of the vote in the presidential election runoff after the main count of the ballots was completed, according to data published by the Interior Ministry on its website on …

Second round of presidential elections begins in France

Second round of presidential elections begins in France

In France polling stations opened at 9:00 Moscow time on Sunday. The second and decisive round of the presidential election is taking place there. The current President Emmanuel Macron and the leader of the extreme right-wing …

Macron says it’s important to continue talks with Putin

Macron says it’s important to continue talks with Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron said that it is necessary to continue negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he told the France Inter radio station on Friday. "I think it is our duty to continue negotiations with …