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Jean-Yves Le Drian

Date of Birth: 30 June 1947
Place of Birth: Lorient, Morbihan Department

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Bamako and Moscow defy Paris

Diop's Moscow trip comes as French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is due to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday 12 November to discuss Paris's worries about Russia's intentions in the Sahel and other issues...

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The Wagner act

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the presence of Russian mercenaries was 'incompatible with our presence' sentiments echoed by German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer though several European states including Sweden Denmark and the Netherlands would like the EU Training Mission in Mali to remain come what may...

Hitting the beach

Star of the show was French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian who presented 'on the ground' what President Macron was at the same time propounding in Cornwall England at the Group of 7 summit: the reconfiguration of Opération Barkhane France's military offensive against jihad in the Sahel (AC Vol 62 No 13 President Macron ends Opération Barkhane and dispels a few illusions)...

France holds tight in the Sahel

Last week Christian Cambon conservative (Les Républicains) chair of the French Senate's foreign and defence committee asked Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian: 'What is the government's plan for a day when France could pull out its troops without fearing a new earthquake...

Dauphin goes to the polls

Gratefully seizing on this helpful reassertion of principle the visiting French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian recently said the quality of Niger's election 'would be a model for all of Africa'...

Unrest simmers over economy and Covid

French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's third visit this year to Algiers on 15 October did not go unnoticed and will encourage Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita to come up with an even more proactive Moroccan regional response...

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