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A country like France now does two-thirds of its trade within the euro zone.
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But the Republic has its rules and it must not tolerate any abuse of them.
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Europe started out with six countries; three small countries and three large countries.
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France has a very important relationship with Germany. But that does not mean that we agree about everything or that two of our universities or companies are not going to compete.
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I am a believer, but I affirm that in public buildings the law of the Republic overrides religious rules.
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I believe that transatlantic relations are very important and that President Bush's visit to Brussels, in a few days, will have a major impact on that.
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I tell fundamentalists that there is no question of them attacking our Republic's foundations.
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I think that the Growth and Stability Pact is similar to an agreement between people living together in the same building.
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I think that the proposed constitution is one of the European legal documents with the strongest social dimension I have seen since I began following European issues.
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I think that we must come together progressively, with the British, the Germans, the Spanish, the Italians and with the new members of the European Union, we must make an effort to forge closer links.
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I was a Member of the European Parliament for a period of time and I saw a lot of European laws and treaties.
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I would like the Growth and Stability Pact to take into account the action taken by governments. But the criteria must remain the same.
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It's a different outlook, and one that I understand. When you are a former member of the Warsaw Pact, when you have lived behind the Berlin Wall, when you have experienced the communist systems that existed in these countries, for them, the West represents hope.
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It's important to show that, while authorizing the demonstrations and promoting diversity of opinion, the Republic can't allow itself to be undermined from within.
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It's true that the question of Iraq divided Europe.
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Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation.
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Obviously, there is diversity, but Europe is a union of diversity.
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On the other hand, all racist, anti-Semitic and discriminatory behaviour and comments must be severely condemned.
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Our vision of secularism isn't anti-religious, but is one of the State's neutrality and the spirit of tolerance.
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Prohibiting a visible religious sign, which isn't a manifestation of militancy, would look like a fight against religions.
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So when a weak dollar results in competition that we believe is somewhat unfair, this competition affects only a third of our trade.
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The Europe of the 20th century was created to ensure peace within our frontiers. We must now ensure peace outside our frontiers.
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The Europe we are in the process of building is the Europe of the 21st century; it's not the Europe of the 20th century.
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The Republic is open and tolerant but also knows how and when to be firm and make its values respected.
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The Republic must defend itself and adopt the means to ensure it is respected, including at the level of the law.
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The United States, for a French citizen, is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe, along with most Europeans, our freedom.
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There have been major disagreements within the European Union.
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There is a new map of Europe with 25 countries; the enlargement has been achieved.
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This constitution recognises the need for social dialogue involving labour and management; it involves trade unions in the decision-making process; it has a social vision founded on social dialogue.
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We believe that the European Union is facing a truly historic choice.
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We feel an enormous sense of gratitude towards the American people.
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We have come a long way in terms of foreign policy.
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We must stress that the euro has been beneficial to the European Union because, otherwise, in this context of international turmoil, every country would have to devalue their currencies.
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We shall say clearly that any symbol conspicuously displaying religious affiliation in school is prohibited.
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We would like UN resolutions to be enforced, including on Iraq.
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What we need now is a new organisation. An organisation that places greater emphasis on political responsibility, with a presidency, a Commission with real responsibilities that is accountable to the Parliament, a Parliament with real responsibilities, a true democracy with real political power.
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What's very important is that we build a space that matters in the world, one that operates according to democratic rules, and that small and large countries enjoy a good relationship.
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When I see the cultural diversity that exists today, I feel that we must defend it, and we need Europe, because otherwise we are going to live in a society with a single model, the Anglo-American model.
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When you live in a building, you need house rules, and the Growth and Stability Pact is a set of rules that apply to everyone who shares the currency.
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