xi's moments
Home | Europe

Jacques Chirac 1932-2019

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-09-26 23:47

Former French president Jacques Chirac died on Sep 26, aged 86. Chirac served as the French president from 1995 to 2007, over which period he visited China four times.

Chirac was passionate about Chinese history and culture and received as an 'old friend of the Chinese people'

During his presidency, Chirac improved bilateral ties between China and France.

"To develop those special relations (between China and France), you must develop a thorough knowledge, or at least a great interest in, the culture of the other country," he once said.

Global Edition
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349