Libyan Assets in France
The Eiffel tower, la Defence business district (background) and the Montparnasse tower (R) are seen in an aerial view in Paris July 14, 2011. REUTERS

Standard & Poor's head of France said on Thursday that the agency was confident of maintaining France's AAA credit rating unchanged with a stable outlook.

"We are confident in this stable AAA rating," Carole Sirou told RTL radio, adding that the grade was not dependent on specific budgetary commitments but a "trajectory, a commitment."