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French FM says Europe must go on 'offensive' after Trump win

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Foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said that after Donald Trump's election as US president, and following the British referendum majority vote to leave the European Union, 'Europe must stand together more, be more active and go more on the offensive even if it is just to protect itself'.

French FM says Boris Johnson is 'liar with back against the wall'

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Jean-Marc Ayrault's remarks on Thursday referred to the campaigning of pro-Brexit leader and who has now been named British foreign secretary.

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius steps down

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The 69-year-old former prime minister, who is to leave his job amid a cabinet reshuffle, appears likely to become head of the Constitutional Council.

Hollande demands 'all information' on German bugging of French foreign minister

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The French president said he expected Chancellor Angela Merkel to give 'exact details' over report that German intelligence spied on Laurent Fabius.

French foreign minister makes historic visit to Cuba

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Laurent Fabius has met Cuban leader Raul Castro in first visit by senior French figure to the communist-run Caribbean island in 31 years.