Manuel Valls

French ex-PM names main culprit of Syrian crisis

France does not see a political solution to the Syrian crisis, if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad retaining power, the former French prime minister and presidential primary candidate, Manuel Valls, said …

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Valls: Europe at risk of collapse

The European Union is in danger of breaking apart unless France and Germany work harder to stimulate growth and employment and heed citizens’ concerns, the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in Berlin. Valls …

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Paris attacks: one year later

One year ago the Paris attacks of November 13 shocked the world. Gunmen and suicide bombers brought carnage to the heart of the French capital in a series of coordinated attacks targeting revelers at a concert hall, a stadium, restaurants and …

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French PM says Europe is in a state of war

The French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that Europe is currently in a state of war. "Europe is in a state of war. The terror threat remains on the highest level," he said after an emergency meeting. …

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Valls: Europe must pull itself together

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, speaking in Munich today in the framework of the 52th Security Conference, warned that Europe will face new large-scale terrorist attacks, the head of the European bureau of Vestnik Kavkaza, …

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Is France ready to lift sanctions against Russia?

France intends to discuss the issue of withdrawal of the Russian food embargo on February 13th. The meeting will be attended by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, …

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Manuel Valls: terrorism may strike again soon

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that the authorities are aware of possible new terrorist attacks. "We know that operations were being prepared and are still being prepared, not only against France but other …

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France extradites Ablyazov to Russia

Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls has decided to extradite the former head of BTA Bank, Mukhtar Ablyazov, to Russia in the absence of signs of political persecution in his case, the Kommersant newspaper reports. As Vestnik Kavkaza previously reported, the decision on extradition was signed on September 17, but it became known only yesterday, when Ablyazov and his the lawyers were notified.

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Rouhani to visit Francois Hollande in November

According to French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Paris in November. Rouhani received an invitation in July when French Foreign Minister Laurent …

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