Jacques Chirac Quotes
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I would say that what is dangerous about this situation is not the fact of having a nuclear bomb. Having one or perhaps a second bomb a little later, well, that's not very dangerous. Where will it drop it, this bomb? On Israel? It would not have gone 200 meters into the atmosphere before Tehran would be razed.... It is obvious that this bomb, at the moment it was launched, obviously would be destroyed immediately. We have the means — several countries have the means to destroy a bomb.
On Iran's nuclear program
You cannot trust people who have such bad cuisine. It is the country with the worst food after Finland.
On the British
For its part, France wants you to take part in this great undertaking.
On European Monetary Union
As far as France is concerned, we are ready to envisage everything that can be done under UNSCR 1441. [...] But I repeat that every possibility offered by the present resolution must be explored, that there are a lot of them and they still leave us with a lot of leeway when it comes to ways of achieving the objective of eliminating any weapons of mass destruction which may exist in Iraq. I'd like nevertheless to note that, as things stand at the moment, I have, to my knowledge, no indisputable proof in this sphere.
Anything that can hurt the convictions of another, particularly religious convictions, must be avoided. Freedom of expression must be exercised in a spirit of responsibility. I condemn all manifest provocation that might dangerously fan passions.
On the free speech following the publication of Danish cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed