August 2007
Background Notes on Countries of the World: France;Aug2007, p7
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The article provides information on the French foreign relations. France is a charter member of the United Nations and holds one of the permanent positions in the Security Council. The country's military intervention was significant in helping Great Britain's American colonies to establish independence. Because of France's size, location and large economy, and energetic diplomacy, it is a leader in Western Europe.


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