Jacques Chirac, fully Jacques René Chirac

Chirac, fully Jacques René Chirac

French Politician, President and Prime Minister of France

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Respected to the full, especially with regard to agreed dates and fixed timetables.

Terrorism still exists... Therefore, all leaders around the world must pay attention to this issue and be determined to eradicate terrorism.

The French people stand with all their hearts at the side of the American people.

The message of the international community is clear - it has united to tell Iraq that it is now time to co-operate fully with the United Nations.

The vocation of Europe and of European institutions is also, and above all, to defend Europe, to defend the economic, financial and social interests of Europe.

These statements, presented as medical, are in fact texts devised by the patient, those close to him, his aides... authentic.

Those who admire you -- and they are as numerous in France as they are in your own country -- know that this extraordinary performance represents courage, effort, determination.

We are going to put in place our project for multipurpose frigates,

We know very well that there won't be peace in the region without the active participation of Syria, ... Consequently, we want to combine our efforts, France and Syria, to attain our objective.

Robert Parker is the most followed and influential critic of French wines in the world, something I witnessed recently when choosing wine for President Clinton, who automatically referred to Robert Parker as his reference for making a proper wine-buying decision,

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.

The friendly, humble, soft but vivid light of the iron man who, in the dark depths of the jail, in the abyss of totalitarianism, never weakened.

The only thing [the attacks] have achieved is to strengthen even further a sense of solidarity that prevails among the 13 nations represented here.

The world is not only a market. Our societies need rules. The economy must be in the service of man and not the reverse.

These unacceptable acts, these barbaric acts that always attack innocent people.

Those who perpetrate [violence] now risk punishment at the hands of the International Criminal Court.

We are in a situation that is extremely precarious.

We must stop the spiral of barbarity and take away from this regime the means to conduct such operations.

Romania and Bulgaria were particularly irresponsible. If they wanted to diminish their chances of joining Europe they could not have found a better way.

That is the red line that is our limit.

the friendship and the co-operation between our two countries.

The only thing they (the English) have ever done for European agriculture is mad cow disease.

The Zagreb summit underlines the determination of the European Union in its fight for democracy, peace and reconciliation on our continent.

They missed a great opportunity to shut up.

Those who want to sow violence of fear, they will be arrested, judged and punished.

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French Politician, President and Prime Minister of France