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G-7 Finance Ministers to Hold an Emergency Discussion over the Coronavirus

G-7 finance ministers in the euro area will hold a conference call Wednesday to "coordinate their responses" to the impact of the coronavirus on the global economy, said French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire.

"We will have that meeting by phone—because you need to avoid travelling too much - for the G7 to coordinate its response," Le Maire told France 2 television.

Macron: France will not tolerate violations of Cyprus’ EEZ

France will not tolerate Turkish violations within Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ), President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday.

"We won't show any weakness," the French leader said.

Macron was speaking during a joint press briefing ahead of a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who is on an official visit to France.

Danica Purg receives a National Order of the Legion of Honour from the French ambassador

With this prestigious award, the Republic of France expressed its gratitude and respect for Prof. Purg's dedication and support in strengthening bilateral relations among France and Slovenia, especially in the field of management education.

France Expected to Suspend Fuel-Tax Hike that Led to Violent 'Yellow Jacket' Protests

After more than two weeks of protests that have led to blocked roads, torched cars, looting and chaos in some of Paris' wealthiest neighborhoods, France's prime minister was expected Tuesday to suspend a fuel-tax hike that triggered the demonstrations, reported USA Today. 

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