167 Total Quotes

Jacques Chirac Quotes

Jacques Chirac
Europe is ready to strengthen its dialogue and cooperation in line with progress made in human rights and non-proliferation,
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#Cooperation

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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.
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#French Statesman #Defense

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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,
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#Evolution

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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.
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#Human Rights

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Terrorism has become the systematic weapon of a war that knows no borders or seldom has a face.
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#French Statesman #Terrorism

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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,
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#Confidence

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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.
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#Hurt

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We're very worried about the situation and determined to do everything possible to tackle the problem.
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#Determined

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The unanimous vote by the Security Council... offers Iraq a chance to disarm in peace. That was the meaning of France's initiative since the start.
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#French Statesman

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Now it is the last party to share the friendship Ballet Company of Opera de Paris is the last bouquet we present to China. Because of the company's high reputation of its artistic style and professionalism in the world as well as its long history and powerful artistic vitality, it is the ideal representative to bring down the curtain of Year of France,
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#Ballet

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The European Union and Russia have an identical viewpoint. We have condemned any potential revision of the ABM treaty, believing that such a revision will involve a risk of proliferation that will be very dangerous for the future.
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#Potential

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will never forget the men who agreed to make the supreme sacrifice to liberate our soil, our country, our continent from the yoke of Nazi barbarity. It will never forget what it owes America, our eternal friend.
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#Country

Jacques Chirac
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.
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#French Statesman #Terrorism

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it is possible that in the future we will call upon those of goodwill to help us strengthen the peace process.
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#Future

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We have been totally unanimous in our reaction and have shown solidarity, the G8 and the states that joined us for this summit,
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#Solidarity

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After dividing France at the time of its adoption, the republican law of 1905 on separating church and state has gradually led to a secular calm that has united the entire French people,
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#Adoption

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Germany knows it can count on France's support within European institutions in assessing aid measures for the regions hit by this tragedy.
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#Germany

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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.
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#Doctors

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To better help the youth, notably the youth in difficulty, to move toward employment, I've decided to create a voluntary civil service,
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#Difficulty

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To help young people, especially young people in difficulty, to get employment I've decided to create a voluntary task force combining support and training,
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#Difficulty

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We have gone through a time of serious anxiety for the country,
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#Anxiety

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The U.N. is the sole body with the competence and legitimacy to find a way out of the crisis,
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#Body

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These events bear witness to a deep malaise, ... It is a crisis of meaning, a crisis of reference points and an identity crisis.
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#Crisis

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

Jacques Chirac
The United States will continue to have an approach of respecting nations that agree with us and respecting nations that disagree with us.
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#Nations

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If our language, our programs, our creations are not strongly present in the new media, the young generation of our country will be economically and culturally marginalized.
Jacques Chirac
#Media #French Statesman