Banff (Canada) (AFP) - President Francois Hollande began the first visit to Canada by a French leader in a quarter of a century on Sunday, flying in to the country's oil-rich west to drum up transatlantic trade.
While we are sure it is just a coincidence that hours after his nation reports record and soaring unemployment rates, French President Hollande announces a doubling of troops in Central African Republic (CAR) deciding to "intervene immediately" after the UN authorization, adding "this intervention will be quick. It has no vocation to last and I'm sure it will be a success,"
PARIS — French President Francois Hollande is demanding that the United States immediately stop its alleged eavesdropping of the European Union.
According to weekend reports, U.S. intelligence agencies have bugged EU offices in three cities.
Hollande said on Monday during a trip to western France that “We cannot accept this kind of behavior.”
He says, “We demand that this cease immediately.” He asked for an immediate explanation.
It was only two months ago that France's socialist president, Francois Hollande, in his quest to show just how great his allegiance was to the eat tax the rich "fairness doctrine" and socialist causes espoused by the glorious leader on the other side of the Atlantic, and to said glorious leader himself, that France was prepared to almost singlehandedly invade Syria (and surrender shortly thereafter) on the basis of several fabricated YouTube clips. So strong was the socialist bond.
French President Francois Hollande stepped up his crusade Thursday to convince eurozone nations to share debt between rich and poor despite resistance from Germany.Boarding a train rather than a plane to attend his maiden EU summit, the socialist leader marked a clean break from the "Merkozy" years when his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy was Chancellor Angela Merkel's closest ally.Fighting Germany's insistence on budgetary discipline as the prime remedy to the debt crisis, Hollande quietly but firmly pushed for policies to re-balance austerity.