26 Nov 2013

Hollande praises Wallis and Futuna

1:24 pm on 26 November 2013

The French president has praised Wallis and Futuna as a territory which he says allows France to shine in the beautiful Pacific environment.

Francois Hollande made the comment at a reception of elected members and customary chiefs in Paris.

He says he wanted to mark his attachment to the territory, which has a numbe of patriots serving with the French army in most difficult operations.

He has also assured the territory of France's continued support.