Archiv: Florence Parly

30.11.2019 - 11:16 [ ]

France Postures to Confront Iran

On Sunday, leaders, foreign ministers and defense officials from around the world gathered in Bahrain to attend the Manama Dialogue organized by the International Institute of Strategic Studies. At the meeting, French Defense Minister Florence Parly said France intends to fill the void created by a “deliberate, gradual U.S. disengagement” from the Middle East.

Jerusalem Post Middle East analyst Seth Frantzman called Parly’s speech a “shot across the bow of U.S. policy” and a “signal” that France is seeking “a deeper role” in Middle East security.

30.11.2019 - 11:13 [ 7D News / Twitter ]

A leading policy forum, the Manama Dialogue which is organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Bahrain, convened Friday November 22nd, to discuss the major political issues of the day, including the threats raised by Iran.


12.07.2019 - 11:41 [ ]

Tripolis will nach Fund französischer Waffen Erklärung

Der Außenminister der international anerkannten Einheitsregierung in Tripolis, Mohammed Tahar Siala, rief seinen französischen Amtskollegen Jean-Yves Le Drian „dringend“ auf zu erklären, wann und wie die Waffen in den Besitz von Haftars Truppen gelangt seien.

12.07.2019 - 11:35 [ ]

Missiles belonging to French army found at pro-Haftar base in Libya


The missiles were intended for the “protection of a French military unit deployed to carry out counter-terrorism operations”, the ministry added.

In its statement, the French ministry of defence also denied the Javelins had been given to Haftar’s forces, and it further reiterated that the arms were not subject to import restrictions because they were intended for the protection of French troops.

12.12.2018 - 01:48 [ Reuters ]

France gives weapons to Central Africa, favors end to embargo

France on Tuesday delivered hundreds of assault weapons to Central African Republic (CAR) to fight the growing influence of armed groups in its former colony and said it had no objections in principle to lifting a U.N. arms embargo on the country.

20.06.2018 - 08:43 [ Junge Welt ]

Neuer Militärjet und hochmoderner Kampfpanzer: Verteidigungsministerinnen Frankreichs und Deutschlands befeuern gemeinsame Projekte

Berlin und Paris treiben energisch gemeinsame Milliarden Euro schwere Rüstungsprojekte voran. Das ist das Ergebnis eines Treffens von Bundesverteidigungsministerin Ursula von der Leyen mit ihrer französischen Amtskollegin Florence Parly im Rahmen des deutsch-französischen Ministerrats am Dienstag.

14.04.2018 - 09:31 [ Washington Post ]

French defense minister says Russia was warned ahead of joint US, UK, French military attacks on Syria

PARIS — French defense minister says Russia was warned ahead of joint US, UK, French military attacks on Syria.

14.04.2018 - 09:25 [ Sky News Breaking / Twitter ]

French defence minister Florence Parly says strikes conducted by the French air force targeted Syria’s main chemical research centre as well as two other facilities and says Russia was warned ahead of the action

14.04.2018 - 09:22 [ Thomais Papaioannou / Twitter ]

French Minister of Defence, Florence Parly: The Russians were informed before the strikes. France and allies do not seek a face-off, nor military escalation.