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French Embassy U.S.

Bio 🇫🇷 Official Twitter of the French Embassy in the United States. Follow our Ambassador @GerardAraud and check out pics from our events :
Location Washington, D.C.
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Following 7,8K
Account created 01-06-2009 16:28:15
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TweetDeck : #OnThisDay in 1799, Honoré de Balzac was born. He is regarded as 1 of founders of #realism in European literature. His influence can be felt to this day; Bloomberg LP recalls the inspiration journalist Tom Wolfe took from Balzac.…

TweetDeck : #OnThisDay in 1946, French wrestler and actor #AndréTheGiant was born. He famously feuded #HulkHogan and starred in “The Princess Bride.” A new HBO documentary tells the story of his life.

iPhone : At #PartnershipAgainstImpunity meeting today, we joined #France & other responsible nations to address recent uses of chemical weapons, incl. in #Salisbury and #Douma. #Russia & #Syria must be held accountable for using CW. #NoImpunity

Joint Declaration:…

Twitter Web Client : The participating States to the International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons condemn in the strongest terms the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons. Read the Ministerial Declaration

Android : An attack involving two Egyptian nationals was foiled this week in Paris.
In particular, our services relied on a home visit: a provision included in the #Antiterrorism Act passed in the fall of 2017 by Parliament.…

Android : 👩‍💻 A new version of the particle accelerator #Aglaé was unveiled at the Louvre museum in late 2017. The only one of its kind, it explores the most mysterious secrets of the most fragile works of art by unveiling their chemical identity. #art #technology

Twitter Web Client : Rencontre entre le général Lecointre et lambassadrice Duchêne au nouveau siège de l#OTAN en marge de la réunion des CEMA Alliés
Meeting between French Chief of Defence general Lecointre and ambassador Duchêne at the new #NATO HQ in the margins of NATOs CHOD meeting

Android : Our future is not in the stars but in our own minds and hearts. - J. William #Fulbright

Loved this fantastic video they showed as part of #FulbrightFranceat70.

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