On November 6th, the French Minister of Defence attended the 10th edition of the IISS Manama Dialogue.
Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defence headed the French delegation at the 10th edition of the IISS Manama Dialogue. Mr. Le Drian gave a speech at the second plenary session on “Iraq, Syria and Regional Security” and answered to the floor’s questions. He reminded France’s firmness on fighting terrorism in Sahel as well as the threat Daech hangs over regional security.
Mr. Le Drian had an audience with H.M. the King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa who expressed his willingness to promote and develop relations between Bahrain and France.