• Acquisition of 36 Rafale aircraft by India

    23 September 2016

    Acquisition of 36 Rafale aircraft by India

    Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic - The President of the French Republic hails the successful conclusion of the negotiations on the acquisition of 36 Rafale aircraft by India.

  • Visit of the French Defence Minister to India

    21 September 2016

    Visit of the French Defence Minister to India

    The President of the French Republic has requested Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defence, to travel to India, on 23rd September 2016, on a visit that was agreed on in principle with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during their meeting on 4th September on the margins of the G20 Summit.

  • "Enough is enough" in Syria, President tells UN

    20 September 2016

    "Enough is enough" in Syria, President tells UN

    71st session of the United Nations General Assembly – Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic – General debate of the United Nations General Assembly

  • Jean-Marc Ayrault: "The first priority is Syria."

    19 September 2016

    Jean-Marc Ayrault: "The first priority is Syria."

    Press Conference by Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, at the 71st United Nations General Assembly (New York - September 19, 2016)

  • Terrorist attack in India

    19 September 2016

    Terrorist attack in India

    France most firmly condemns the terrible terrorist attack perpetrated on 18 September against an Indian army camp in the region of Kashmir. It conveys its condolences to the families of the 17 Indian soldiers killed in this attack.

    Due to renovations, the Visa Section of the Embassy of France in New Delhi will remain closed to the public from 14th September to 8th October 2016.
    All visa applications must be submitted at the VFS Global Centre in New Delhi.
    You may contact the VFS Centre by clicking on the link http://www.vfs-france.co.in/, where you will also find general information on applying for visas to France.
    Any inconvenience caused is sincerely regretted.

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