voting for Chirac. Despite intense British and American pressure, Chirac threatened to veto, at that given point, a resolution in the UN Security Council that would authorise the use of military force to rid Iraq of alleged weapons of mass destruction, and rallied other governments to his position. Marie-France Garaud taclera-t-elle Sarkozy?". "Concorde: the unanswered questions". CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown ( link ). Because of Jacques Chirac's long career in visible government positions, he has often been parodied or caricatured: Young Jacques Chirac is the basis of a young, dashing bureaucrat character in the 1976 Asterix comic strip album Obelix and., proposing methods to quell Gallic unrest. 69 The President of Union for a Popular Movement, who later served as France's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alain Jupp, was sentenced to a 14-month suspended prison sentence for the same case in 2004.
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"I hope this judgement won't change at all the profound affection that the French people still have towards Jacques Chirac.". The would-be assassin fired a shot toward the presidential motorcade, before being overpowered by bystanders. "Chirac labels 'racist' Le Pen as threat to nation's soul". Reelected in 1970, 1976, 1982. While the Giscardian liberals of the Union for French Democracy (UDF) had moved to the right, 36 the UMP won the parliamentary elections that followed the presidential poll with ease. Retrieved b Alain-Grard Slama, "Vous avez dit bonapartiste?" in L'Histoire n313, October 2006,.