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  • Laurent Fabius


    Laurent Fabius (born 20 August 1946) is a French Socialist who has been Foreign Minister of France since 16 May 2012. Previously he served as Prime Minister of France from 17 July 1984 to 20 March 1986. He was 37 years old when he was appointed and is, so far, the youngest Prime Minister of the Fifth Republic. He served as Minister of Budget: 1981–1983, Minister of Research and Industry: 1983–1984, Minister of Economy, Finance, and Industry : 2000–2002, Minister of Foreign Affairs : Since May 2012.