Skip to comments.Chirac says Iran should not be referred to Security Council during talks
Posted on 09/18/2006 3:33:51 AM PDT by Nextrush
PARIS-French President Jacques Chirac suggested Monday that the international community renounce referring Iran to the U.N. Security Council during nuclear talks-and that Iran, in return, suspend uranium enrichment.
"I don't believe in a solution without dialogue," Chirac said on Europe-1 radio, suggesting that the international community suspend the threat of U.N. sanctions in exchange for Iran's suspension of enrichment during negotiations.
"I am not pessimistic," Chirac said. "I think that Iran is a great nation, an old culture, an old civilization, and that we can find solutions through dialogue."
He suggested that, firstly an agenda for talks be set forth by both sides, Iran and the six nations currently involved in the issue--France, Germany, Britain, Russia, China and the United States.
"We must, on the one hand, together, Iran and the six countries, meet and set an agenda, then start negotiations. Then during these negotiations, I suggest that the six renounce referring (Iran to) the U.N. Security Council and that Iran renounce uranium enrichment during negotiations," Chirac said.
The French president spoke before heading to New York for the U.N. General Assembly.........
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Ah, the words of a coward who doesn't want to face the last 25 years of reality.
What a spineless creature.
so what's up Jack?
You and your cronies making loads of dough off Iran similar to how you did with Iraq? YOu gonna sell out the west for a profit once again?
Crapass weasels is what I see when I think france.
Boy that was a good idea giving them a seat on the security council. /s
Does anybody have a rational explanation for France's perrenial support of wackjob regimes? I've got the coward thing, the stupid thing, etc. Does anyone have a rational explanation?
What kind of world does Chirac live in. I wouldn't trust anything that Iran says anyway.
The BBC was hyping Chirac's comments on the radio at around 5:30 this morning eastern time. They're probably more friendly to the Iranian fanatics than Chirac.
Now they are plugging it on TV as I write this.
Multiple millions of muslims in France.
Personally, I suspect if it is not too late already, it will be soon.
The lights are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime
- British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey in the gathering dusk of August 4 1914
Chirac is backsliding again. The silence from him for awhile was so refreshing but I suppose that's over now.
"I think it's simply the same mentality."
I would disagree. I think that the French, especially their politicians, think that they are smartr and more "diplomatic" than "those upstart Americans". They think they should be the rightful leaders of the free world. Thus, they will do anything, including imperiling the world, to get their rightful status back.
In this sense they are much like the Dims in this country. They are so bent on rgaining power that they will sell out anybody- including the rest of the world!
Love your tag. :)
True. They still think they're a super power.
Worked well in the thirties, why not try it again? Peace in our time.
"we can find solutions through dialogue."
Sure you can. Ask the Pope.
The Persians and the French share this deep sense of the loss of Empire and glory - the Persians pine for the days of Cyrus the Great and the Frogs for the days of Charlemagne or at least Louis XIV or Napoleon Bonaparte.
All periods of despotism. As well pine for the Roman Empire under Caligula or Nero. It is no accident that the American Founders looked not to such examples, but to the England of Magna Charta and the Glorious Revolution, and to the Roman Republic. Even the Germans, for all their faults, romanticized not empire but the prehistoric liberties of the Germanic tribes with elected kingship and a rough equality among warrior citizens.
Is it possible that Chirac is so stupid that he doesn't even know he is being played for a fool?Maybe the French ARE being bought and paid for again.
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