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January 23, 1986 | STANLEY MEISLER, Times Staff Writer
On the last day of 1985, Laurent Fabius, the 39-year-old premier of France, turned up at the mountain training camp of the French national soccer team in the Pyrenees. "Next year, the World Cup (soccer tournament) will capture the attention of all France," he told the team. "It is normal that the government should come and say, 'We're with you.'
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January 23, 1986 | STANLEY MEISLER, Times Staff Writer
On the last day of 1985, Laurent Fabius, the 39-year-old premier of France, turned up at the mountain training camp of the French national soccer team in the Pyrenees. "Next year, the World Cup (soccer tournament) will capture the attention of all France," he told the team. "It is normal that the government should come and say, 'We're with you.'
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April 8, 1985 | Reuters
French Premier Laurent Fabius arrived Sunday on a three-day official visit to South Korea. He will have talks with President Chun Doo Hwan and others on expanding political and economic cooperation.
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June 21, 1985 | From Reuters
Thousands of French civil servants marched through Paris on Thursday to protest government plans to reduce their ranks. Under the cost-cutting 1986 budget proposed in April by Premier Laurent Fabius, 1%--or about 20,000--civil service positions will be cut.
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February 5, 1985 | United Press International
French Premier Laurent Fabius and West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, responding to a rash of terrorist attacks, agreed today to create a united European front against terrorism. West German officials announced separately that the terrorism question will be discussed with Italian Interior Minister Oscar Luigi Scalfaro whe he visits Bonn next week and with Belgian security officials.
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June 20, 1985 | From Reuters
Premier Laurent Fabius announced Wednesday that an AIDS test would soon be compulsory in France for all blood donors. Fabius, speaking in Parliament, said legislation will be drafted soon. More than 350 cases of AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) have been reported in France.
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October 16, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A legislative committee in Paris has voted to spare from prosecution former Premier Laurent Fabius and two of his ministers implicated in an AIDS scandal that has killed scores. The decision virtually ensures that no high-ranking members of the French government will be prosecuted for the scandal, in which around 1,200 hemophiliacs contracted the AIDS virus from blood that health officials knew was contaminated.
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January 26, 1986 | Associated Press
A private plane carrying Prime Minister Laurent Fabius made an emergency landing here last week after one of its engines failed. The plane was flying from Nantes to La Roche-sur-Yon when the pilot noticed the fire and turned the craft back to Nantes. As he got out of the plane, Fabius told local officials: "See, I was having such a good time in Nantes that I decided to come back."
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February 27, 1986 | From Reuters
French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius began legal proceedings today against the publication of nude photographs of his wife by an extreme right-wing periodical, his lawyer said. Lawyer Mario Stasi asked a court in suburban Nanterre to order the seizure of all copies of the latest edition of the weekly Minute, scheduled to go on sale Friday. Stasi said publication of the photos of Francoise Fabius--a striking 39-year-old with long, dark hair--was a breach of privacy.
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September 2, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Hundreds of truckers and taxi drivers joined farmers in blocking roads around France's main cities to protest the rising cost of fuel, despite Finance Minister Laurent Fabius' announcement of price cuts. Traffic was snarled from Strasbourg in the northeast to Toulouse in the southwest, causing major headaches for travelers returning home from vacation. Truckers also threatened to block access to oil refineries and storage centers Monday.
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April 28, 1985 | From Reuters
Two ranking French Cabinet ministers flew to the Arab world Saturday. Premier Laurent Fabius arrived in Rabat, Morocco, on a 48-hour official visit. His talks will focus on economic issues. France is by far the North African nation's most important trading partner.
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