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No concessions made on Syria, U.S. says

No concessions made on Syria, U.S. says

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Washington didn't make any concessions at the U.N. Security Council regarding the measure reached on Syrian bloodshed, the U.S. envoy said.
Court snubs U.S., U.K., French Libya plan

Court snubs U.S., U.K., French Libya plan

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 27 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court dismissed U.S., British and French suggestions Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi could stay in Libya if he is removed from power.
NATO seeks urgent exit strategy in Libya

NATO seeks urgent exit strategy in Libya

LONDON, July 26 (UPI) -- NATO is seeking an urgent exit strategy in Libya that will end the fighting and decide the future of embattled Moammar Gadhafi, even if that means letting him stay in the country though out of power, it emerged Tuesday after British and French foreign ministers met in London.
ICC: Gadhafi staying in Libya means arrest

ICC: Gadhafi staying in Libya means arrest

LONDON, July 26 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court threw water on British and French diplomats' hints that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi could cede power and remain in Libya.
London: Gadhafi must step down

London: Gadhafi must step down

LONDON, July 26 (UPI) -- Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi must relinquish power in the country, though a political solution is in the hands of the Libyan people, a British official said.
France hints Gadhafi could quit, retire

France hints Gadhafi could quit, retire

PARIS, July 20 (UPI) -- A scenario in which Moammar Gadhafi leaves office but stays in Libya doesn't change the U.S. stance the Libyan leader must go, the White House said Wednesday.
France: Envoys say Gadhafi 'ready to go'

France: Envoys say Gadhafi 'ready to go'

PARIS, July 13 (UPI) -- Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi sent signals through envoys he is ready to discuss stepping down, French officials said as rebels planned to reclaim a key town.

Israel mulls French summit offer

JERUSALEM, June 5 (UPI) -- Israel will mull France's proposal for a peace conference but will not speak with a Palestinian Authority that includes Hamas, Israel's prime minister says.

Palestinian repeats call for 1967 borders

GAZA, June 4 (UPI) -- Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat Saturday urged Israel to acknowledge any peace deal must be based on the 1967 borders.
NATO rejects French, British criticism

NATO rejects French, British criticism

BRUSSELS, April 12 (UPI) -- A top NATO general has rejected criticism by France and Britain that the alliance needs to step up the fighting against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's forces.
NATO must do more in Libya, minister says

NATO must do more in Libya, minister says

TRIPOLI, Libya, April 12 (UPI) -- France urged NATO to beef up its airstrikes on forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi Tuesday, saying the alliance must do more to protect Libyans.
Gbagbo's compound attacked

Gbagbo's compound attacked

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, April 6 (UPI) -- The compound of Laurent Gbagbo, who requested a cease-fire before starting talks to end his rule of Ivory Coast, came under fire Wednesday.

French talks with Gbagbo collapse

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, April 6 (UPI) -- Forces loyal to Ivorian leader Alassane Ouattara launched attacks on their rivals after talks for an exit for Laurent Gbagbo failed, a French official said.
Gbagbo 'stifled,' Paris says

Gbagbo 'stifled,' Paris says

PARIS, March 17 (UPI) -- Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo is "gradually being stifled" as support grows for his rival Alassane Ouattara, a French official said.
France caught between Libya, nuke crisis

France caught between Libya, nuke crisis

PARIS, March 17 (UPI) -- France has to battle on two fronts these days: At the United Nations, Paris is pushing hard for a no-fly zone over Libya; at home, it's scrambling to defend nuclear power amid the Japanese reactor crisis.
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France's Minister of State for the Environment and Sustainable Development Alain Juppe arrives at the Elysee Palace to attend the first weekly cabinet meeting of the newly named government in Paris on May 18, 2007. (UPI Photo/William Alix)
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Alain Marie Juppé (French pronunciation: ; born 15 August 1945) is a French politician currently serving as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He also served as Prime Minister of France from 1995 to 1997 under President Jacques Chirac and the Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs from 2010 to 2011. He had previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1993 to 1995, and as Minister of the Budget and Spokesman for the Government from 1986 to 1988.

In December 2004, Juppé was convicted of mishandling public funds. His political career was subsequently suspended until he was re-elected as Mayor of Bordeaux in October 2006. He served briefly as Minister of State for Ecology and Sustainable Development in 2007, but resigned in June 2007 after failing in his bid to be re-elected in the 2007 legislative election. He remains the Mayor of Bordeaux.

Alain Juppé was born in the commune of Mont-de-Marsan in the department of Landes in south-west France.

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