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September 26, 2019

Chirac: Part of my life has disappeared — Sarkozy

Chirac

Chirac

French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy lauded his predecessor Jacques Chirac following his death on Thursday as a mentor who “never gave an inch on our independence, nor on his deep commitment to Europe.”

Chirac

Chirac

“A part of my life has disappeared today,” Sarkozy said in a statement, adding that Chirac “embodied a France faithful to its universal values.”