Nicolas Sarkozy

Geithner Says Strict Policy on Currency Hurts China

At a G20 sponsored international financial conference this week in Nanjing, Timothy Geithner again urged China to reform its currency exchange rates. From the NYTimes: Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner urged China again on...

Hu’s Visit Injects New Life into China-France Relations

Xinhua News reports on President Hu Jintao’s three-day visit to France: With Hu’s three-day visit to France, which started on Thursday, the heads of state and top legislators of the two countries have visited each...

Sarkozy Urges China to Back Iran Sanctions

On his trip to China, President Sarkozy of France is encouraging China to support sanctions against Iran. From the New York Times: President Nicolas Sarkozy of France told President Hu Jintao of China that nations would have to...

Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni in China Visit

BBC reports on French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit to China: Mr Sarkozy is expected to press the issues of UN sanctions against Iran in meetings with his Chinese counterpart. Both France and China are permanent...

Dalai Lama Made Citizen of Paris

After making a statement on Saturday that the CCP has dealt a “death sentence” on Tibet, the Dalai Lama was made a honorary citizen of Paris on Sunday. From the BBC: Mayor Bertrand Delanoe made the award in what...

Sarkozy ‘Regrets’ Tensions over Dalai Lama Meeting

The official Chinese media is blasting President Nicolas Sarkozy following his meeting with the Dalai Lama. From BBC: One newspaper said he had shown the “wild ambition of a king of the world”. Another accused him of...

EU Chief Regrets China’s Decision to Cancel Summit

The president of the European Commision has said he “regrets” China’s decision to pull out of the summit with EU leaders after French President Sarkozy announced a visit with the Dalai Lama. From AP: Jose...

China Slams Upcoming Sarkozy-Dalai Lama Meeting

China has once again criticized plans by French President Sarkozy to meet with the Dalai Lama. Sarkozy canceled plans to meet with His Holiness during the Beijing Olympics. From AP: Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang reaffirmed...

France To Welcome Dalai Lama Under Shadow Of China Row

From AFP: The Dalai Lama kicks off Tuesday an 11-day visit to France that threatened to spark a crisis between Paris and Beijing, until President Nicolas Sarkozy quashed speculation he would meet the Tibetan spiritual leader....

Sarkozy to Attend Olympics Opening Ceremony: Statement

French President Nicolas Sarkozy will attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games next month despite an earlier threat to boycott over a crackdown in Tibet, according to ABC News, Australia. Mr Sarkozy told Chinese...

China Warns Sarkozy on Meeting with Dalai Lama

From the New York Times: President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, who is expected to announce on Wednesday that he will after all attend the opening ceremonies of Beijing’s Olympic Games, was warned by China on Tuesday not to meet...

Sarkozy Threat to Olympic Opening

From BBC: French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he has not ruled out boycotting the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in China over the situation in Tibet. His aides said France was still opposed to a full boycott but that...



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