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Jacques Chirac
Jacques Chirac

The President of France for two terms, Jacques Chirac was inspired to enter politics by Charles de Gaulle. He was a career politician, serving in various roles, including Prime Minister for two terms. He was Paris mayor for 18 years before being elected President in 1995. As President, Chirac was at times controversial. He dissolved Parliament two years later and was often criticized for h…

Date of Birth: November 29, 1932


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"massive violations of human rights and humanitarian disasters hit entire regions. The Council needs to be able to react and respond." Jacques Chirac
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Human Rights   

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"That is the red line that is our limit," Jacques Chirac
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"Europe is ready to strengthen its dialogue and cooperation in line with progress made in human rights and non-proliferation," Jacques Chirac
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"This is a crisis of meaning, a crisis of reference points, a crisis of identity," Jacques Chirac
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"We call on Iran's spirit of responsibility to re-establish cooperation and confidence, without which the (U.N.) Security Council will have no choice but to take up the question," Jacques Chirac
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Confidence   

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"The Afghans must create a stable, representative government that prevents the resurgence of terrorism on their territory." Jacques Chirac
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"Terrorism has become the systematic weapon of a war that knows no borders or seldom has a face." Jacques Chirac
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French Statesman    Terrorism   

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"France is ready to help Bosnia on the road to reconciliation, ... man of peace who symbolizes a tolerant Bosnia finally reconciled with itself." Jacques Chirac
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"France reserves the right not to approve in Hong Kong any agreement that does not respect that condition," Jacques Chirac
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"France has already widely played its part in the development of a final agreement," Jacques Chirac
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"National Missile Defense is of a nature to retrigger a proliferation of weapons, notably nuclear missiles. Everything that goes in the direction of proliferation is a bad direction." Jacques Chirac
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"Faced with intolerance and hatred, ... no debate is possible." Jacques Chirac
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"Disarmament should be done in a peaceful way," Jacques Chirac
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"There is still much to be done in the way of disarmament by peaceful means," Jacques Chirac
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"I was profoundly shocked by the statements of the Iranian president, which are totally senseless and irresponsible," Jacques Chirac
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"Is it normal for the commission to be disinterested in a problem? ... This is one of the reasons that explains the current rejection of Europe. It is a problem that must be looked at." Jacques Chirac
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"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." Jacques Chirac
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"We're very worried about the situation and determined to do everything possible to tackle the problem." Jacques Chirac
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"a tragic loss that occurred. It's also tragic that many police officers have been hurt, men and women who are trying to protect democratically elected leaders and our necessary right to be able to discuss our common problems." Jacques Chirac
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Hurt   

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"I invite the Iranian authorities to make the choice of cooperation and trust by genuinely looking at this offer and by reverting to their commitments to suspend activities linked to the production of fissile materials," Jacques Chirac
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"I am convinced that, in view of the political and technological evolution of humanity, a major power will by necessity be democratic," Jacques Chirac
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