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France to train Qatari doctors

April 28, 2010
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Qatari doctors will be trained in France under an accord signed by the two countries. According to an agreement signed on Tuesday, a committee will be formed to encourage the development of partnership between French and Qatari hospitals and to ease possible difficulties in the implementation of the accord, Qatar News Agency (QNA) said....
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France pledges to support Kuwait if its security is threatened

April 16, 2010
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday said that France “would always support Kuwait” in the event its security is threatened. He also stressed that France would assume its responsibilities to ensure the security and stability of the Gulf region. Sarkozy made the pledge as he received Kuwaiti Prime Minister Shaikh Nasser Al Mohammed Al...
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Kuwait MPs oppose Rafale deal, threaten to grill whoever signs the deal

April 12, 2010
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An Islamist parliamentary bloc has threatened to grill either the prime minister or the defence minister if Kuwait signs a multi-billion-dollar deal to purchase French-made Rafale warplanes. The Islamist Reform and Development Bloc said that it was in possession of “important documents issued by the army and that recommended against the purchase of the...
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Kouchner says Dubai killing shows need to recognise Palestinian state

February 20, 2010
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Kouchner says Dubai killing shows need to recognise Palestinian state

France’s foreign minister on Saturday said that the assassination of Hamas leader Mahmoud Al Mabhouh indicates the need for an immediate recognition of a Palestinian state in the region. “It shows the need for peace and a Palestinian state, immediately,” Bernard Kouchner told Le Journal Du Dimanche when asked in the interview about the...
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