Plus, Winston Lord on Crafting the Shanghai communique with Kissinger.
The goal was to implement the Geneva communique, the 2012 document that called for a transitional governing body in Syria.
1852, from French communiqué, originally past participle of communiquer "to communicate" (14c.), from Latin communicare "impart, inform" (see communication). Originally the heading of official statements from the French government. Better, if it must be used in English, to print it with the accent.