PARIS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will not be able to reverse the democratic transition that is taking place in his country, but the military will also need to support that change, Brazil's foreign minister said on Friday.
PARIS Migration policy will determine whether Hungary's ruling party remains in the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) grouping after the bloc's parliamentary elections, the foreign minister said on Thursday.
PARIS Hungary's foreign minister on Thursday accused major Western European nations of "hypocrisy" and "hysteria" for criticising central European countries' business dealings with China, and defended Hungary's use of Huawei 5G mobile phone technology.
PARIS Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a decision by France regarding the 5G telecoms network would be based on security and performance of networks, and added that Paris would not rule out a specific operator as not being welcome.
LONDON/BRUSSELS Iran insists on exporting at least 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil, triple May's expected levels under U.S. sanctions, as a condition for staying in an international nuclear deal, sources with knowledge of Iran-EU talks said.
* Sanctions-hit Iran's exports seen dropping as low as
PARIS/LE HAVRE A Saudi vessel that had been due to load weapons at a northern French port on Friday set sail without them and headed for Spain, a day after a rights group tried to block the cargo on humanitarian grounds.
BRUSSELS/PARIS/BERLIN, May 9 The European Union
will defend the Iran nuclear accord despite Tehran's decision to
backtrack on its commitments in response to U.S. sanctions,
diplomats believe, but European powers expect it to collapse
without a deal to sell Iranian oil to China or India.
LE HAVRE, France Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty.
BRUSSELS/PARIS/BERLIN The European Union will defend the Iran nuclear accord despite Tehran's decision to backtrack on its commitments in response to U.S. sanctions, diplomats believe, but European powers expect it to collapse without a deal to sell Iranian oil to China or India.