Obama lauds strength of US-French alliance

February 12, 2014

UNITED STATES, Washington : President Barack Obama says that foreign firms testing commercial prospects in Iran do so at their own peril and vowed to come down like a "ton of bricks" on sanctions violators at a press conference with French President Francois Hollande. Obama also praises an extraordinary level of cooperation with France, and announces that he will travel there in June for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.