There was an explosive device that was put in a subway car
(Juppe) noted that the talks had progressed greatly and wanted pressure to be kept up on the two sides so that a final accord can be reached quickly
The choice ... is entirely based on a defense-industrial logic
did not manage to convince the French people that we were going in the right direction.
The people have spoken. Their decision is sovereign. We all respect it, ... I wish good luck to those who will now govern France.
This is the trial of a man, but it is also that of a system and a regime. France must look its past in the face
It's a warning, ... The game isn't over, and we're counting on winning the second round.
If the only obstacle to the renewal and modernization of France is a choice of personnel, I am completely convinced that the president will make the right choice, ... What is at stake is not Alain Juppe but France.
Any confrontation, such as a verbal one with the United States, would be harmful for everybody.
Our diplomacy ended up giving a bad conscience to an international community capable only of expressing noble sentiments while doing nothing, ... So how can one explain that we are today investigating an action our country should be proud of?