Indo-Pacific region priority for France’s EU presidency – foreign minister

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JAKARTA, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The Indo-Pacific region will be a priority for France when it takes the presidency of the European Union next year, its foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a news conference during a visit to Indonesia, Jean-Yves Le Drian also said France had agreed to commit 500 million euros worth of investment in energy transition projects in the Southeast Asian country.

(Reporting by Stanley Widianto; Writing by Martin Petty)

Photo – Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Foreign Affairs. EPA-EFE/NABIL MOUNZER

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