Search: Sanctions,France (5 materials)

Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice

... room. Its impact on the region is profound, multifaceted and controversial. The predominant view in the West in general and in France in particular is that Iran is more part of the problem than it is part of the solution. Of course, Iran’s friends and ... ... diplomatic and economic pressure on the Islamic Republic. The White House walked out of the JCPOA, introduced new and tough sanctions against Tehran, and started energetically building a broad anti-Iran coalition in the region. As might be expected, ...


Sanctions for the Violation of Sanctions: Businesses on US Treasury Radar

The practice of US regulators punishing specific companies for violating sanctions is of great interest In 2018, the US Department of the Treasury announced a settlement of claims against four companies totaling $60.8 million. The number of companies and the amount of the fines are small compared with previous years. In ...


Indifference Threatens Russia–France Relations

... impressions of Russia would rapidly outweigh the indifference. Many people in France and Russia pin their hopes on the “Trianon Dialogue” civil forum, the new cooperation format announced by the Presidents of the two countries. What influence have the EU sanctions had on Russia–France relations? And what trends will we be able to observe in bilateral cooperation with Emmanuel Macron’s coming to power? Russia-France: 20 Proposals for a Long-Term Partnership There is, of course, no way that the sanctions could have had a positive ...


France and Ukraine: Does a Raison d'État still exist?

... time trying to concentrate on the EU's southern periphery, i.e. the Mediterranean, the Middle East and Africa. This is why France does not want to get too deeply involved in the Ukraine crisis, since it is short on resources and levers. Do you think France will work to have the sanctions cancelled? REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer Hollande’s Government Reshuffle: Will Anything Change? Interview with Thomas Gomart The French media are uncommonly cool toward Russia. Not likely, if it has to act alone. Paris will harmonize its posture ...


“Mistralization” of Europe or whether sanctions will change Russia

... discontent over the deal with French ships. On Monday the prime minister of Great Britain David Cameron too stated the point of view about it: "Frankly speaking, in our country it would be simply impossible to execute such an order’[4] Answer of France In March, during preparation of the European doctrine according to economic sanctions against Russia the Minister of Foreign Affairs Laurent Fabius mentioned possibility of cancellation of the contract. It was a question of "a possible delay" — diplomats noted. At that moment all intended to find effective levers ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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