Jacques René Chiracis a French politician, who served as the President of France from 1995 to 2007. Chirac served as Prime Minister of France from 1974 to 1976, from 1986 to 1988, and as the Mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995...
there are currently no bombs capable of functioning on the French rail network.
Where is the president when such serious events are taking place?
There is no question to enter into the logic of quotas,
We believe you are on the right path and we have full confidence in you to continue your action, ... We know that the international effort will last for years to come, and France will fully play its part.
unjust for those who are not entitled to them.
Yes, I am a candidate, ... I'm happy to have told you. I therefore commit myself, before the French people.
would not have to accept Europe's subjugation in space matters.
what we need, at the very least, is to reexamine conditions of the embargo.
There is a problem and that problem is one of equality of opportunity and respect for everyone in the republic,
We share the same analysis and the same goals,
The extreme right divides, sorts out and rejects, ... It wants to introduce inequality and discrimination into the heart of the Constitution. It is an engine of exclusion, discord and violence.
The real blackmail is what Chirac has done. I am very disappointed that Chirac has influenced and directed the meeting.
We have institutions that work, we have pressed ahead with enlargement which will take place on May 1, ... There is no drama or crisis with a capital 'C'.
When this decision is arrived at by the United States and after discussions and consultations with ourselves, I believe that neither England nor France could fail to be present if the response is... effective,
Like all the countries of Europe, France is keenly aware that the Atlantic alliance remains, in the face of new threats, a fundamental element of our collective security.
Lifting sanctions is a goal we have supported for a long time, ... Now it is up to the United Nations to define the modalities of the lifting of sanctions.
Secularity is one of the republic's great achievements, ... It plays a crucial role in social harmony and national cohesion. We must not allow it to be weakened.
Serb authorities have had an unacceptable behavior for too long with regard to the Kosovo Albanians.
She will remain for me, as for many French, the smiling and emotional Olympic champion with the extraordinary stride,
She lent our long-standing alliance the radiant strength of her personality,
She leaves us a strong message which knows no borders and goes beyond faith -- mutual support, listening and solidarity,
One can go to war alone, but you can't build peace alone.
No obstacle, notably economic or financial, will get in the way of useful measures to protect the health of the French people,
must seek to take the lead in industrial and research innovation.
Now we are faced with a conflict of a completely new nature.
Never forget the victims of the darkest chapters of mankind's history,
Nobody, really nobody, will stop me from completing the mission that you have set for me,
I would also like to add that practically all of the leaders of the world are following this line,
If we prove capable of showing a pioneering commitment, we shall create a commmunity listened to around the world.
I have come here to support one candidacy.
I am going home and will resume my work. The doctors advised me to be 'sensible' for a week, ... So I will be as sensible as possible because I am a disciplined person.
But there is a precondition, a priority, I repeat, ... That is the restoring of security and public order.
I have a feeling that tomorrow, leaders will not be tackling issues in the same way as if we hadn't had the sharing of views this afternoon.
I have asked the services in charge of the investigation to diligently determine the exact circumstance of this drama.
I feel very well, and I was starting to feel desperate to leave, ... Time was starting to drag, especially at lunch time. I am very happy now to go and eat.
I feel very well, and I was starting to feel desperate to leave,
I can't establish a timeframe. It's not up to me. I have full confidence in the inspectors.
France will never forget what it owes America, its steadfast friend and ally,
France strongly condemns this crime ... (and) calls for an international inquiry to be held without delay to determine the circumstances of, and responsibility for, this tragedy, before punishing the culprits.
France reserves the right not to approve in Hong Kong any agreement that does not respect that condition,
France proposes mobilizing the European Investment Bank to double the capacity of research,
France is waiting to see what Colin Powell says tomorrow and what (weapons inspector Hans) Blix says on the 14th,
France is standing by Pakistan in this painful trial,
France is ready to help Bosnia on the road to reconciliation, ... man of peace who symbolizes a tolerant Bosnia finally reconciled with itself.
France is ready to back the idea of an extraordinary meeting of heads and states of government to address those crucial issues on which the future of the Union, and each of our countries, depends,
France in the strongest possible way condemns these hateful acts,
France has already widely played its part in the development of a final agreement,
France does not have a problem with NATO, no problem,
France and the United States have been called upon to play an essential role,
France accepted that the President of the Commission be elected by the European Parliament,
I always thought that economic growth and job creation cannot simply be decreed, notably by Paris,
He has been far from absent; he has been present every day and nothing has been done without his personal input.
Whatever our origins, we are all the children of the Republic, and we can all expect the same rights,
What is at play here is respect for the law, but also the success of our policies of integration,
What I'm saying is, you have to look at the problems, file by file, case by case, and solve them, ... Find a right way to solve them. But we can't do that without the United Nations. It won't work.
had decided to write off all of the aid and development debt owed by Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador.
There is a need to respond strongly and rapidly to the undeniable problems faced by many residents of underprivileged neighborhoods around our cities,
There is among French men and women a formidable desire, a taste for entrepreneurship.
Humanity has a rendezvous with destiny, ... Alarms are sounding across all the continents... We cannot say that we did not know!
held in a tense but not hostile environment.
We are going to put in place our project for multipurpose frigates,
it is possible that in the future we will call upon those of goodwill to help us strengthen the peace process.
It is not conceivable, admissible, acceptable for the international community ... that Syria refuses to cooperate,
It is now time for our partners to make equivalent proposals in a spirit of give and take, in agriculture as well as in manufacturing and services.
It is not really responsible behavior. It is not well brought-up behavior. They missed a good opportunity to keep quiet.
It is not just refugees but all the Afghan people who are in a precarious situation, a situation of great distress, which is intolerable.
It is necessary to hasten a return to calm,
It is a public company and it will remain one whatever happens. I will naturally vouch for that,
It is a measure of protection and precaution,
It is a measure necessary to give law enforcement all the means they need to bring a permanent return to calm ... naturally this is a strictly temporary measure which will only apply where it is strictly necessary and with the full agreement of local elected officials,
is a state-owned company and will stay that way no matter what.
I requested a budget to support employment, spending power and the preparation of the future. This 2006 budget meets this requirements,
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,
respected to the full, especially with regard to agreed dates and fixed timetables.
reduced to nothing more than a simple free trade zone.
reflection, which I shall devote to explaining to my fellow citizens what my feelings are on this crisis and the means to remedy it.
re-establishment of order is for me an absolute priority... which has not yet been achieved.
President Bush asked me if I was going to the session, and I said it was possible, and President Bush said 'I'd be happy to meet you on that occasion,' and I said 'naturally',
Our relationship is going to be long and no doubt fruitful. As far as our views on the France-German relationship and the demands of European construction are concerned, we were in complete agreement,
Our objective is simple: to give Europe back its dynamism, ... It has all the assets to be at front of the global economy. But, faced with international competition, there is urgency.
Many French have problems and difficulties, ... But violence never solves anything.
massive violations of human rights and humanitarian disasters hit entire regions. The Council needs to be able to react and respond.
(It) is contrary to the wishes of the (U.N.) Security Council and the international community,
It is fitting that the work of Pablo Picasso, whose artistic output is one of the richest in the history of art of the last century, should in a sense be returned to the African continent that so profoundly marked the genesis of this work and thus of modern art in general.
The actions carried out by Milosevic will not triumph, ... Barbarism cannot have the last word. Justice must really win in the end, and the criminals will have to defend themselves.
I was profoundly shocked by the statements of the Iranian president, which are totally senseless and irresponsible,
I would like to remind all French men and French women to gather together to defend human rights, to guarantee the cohesion of the nation and to affirm the unity of the republic,
I would like to express to the victims, their families, every compassion and solidarity, every esteem and all the sadness which I express on behalf of all French people, I am sure,
will of course be handed over to (French) justice authorities, who as you know have opened a judicial investigation into their cases...
will not accept that external conflicts pit French against French on our soil.
Will it succeed? ... I cannot say. I hope so. But I am not at all sure.
When it comes to punishing this murderous folly, France will be at the side of the United States.
We reaffirmed our full solidarity not only from the heart but also from our sense of reason, ... To be clear, we will not sit on the sidelines of this battle against this scourge.
We are totally opposed to any resolution that gave as of now an automatic character to military intervention,
We must stop the spiral of barbarity and take away from this regime the means to conduct such operations.
We have been totally unanimous in our reaction and have shown solidarity, the G8 and the states that joined us for this summit,
We're very worried about the situation and determined to do everything possible to tackle the problem.
We have a massive 'yes' from the Irish people, which opens the path to enlargement and thus the unity of our continent,
We can succeed in December if everyone shows their spirit of solidarity and responsibility,
Today the highest priority is the return of security and public order, ... The last word must be from the law.