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Before the UN assembly in New York, in which Lavrov delivered a rather interesting speech, Putin was sending out a letter to various National leaders in Europe, including germany and especially those countries who are members of NATO. He apparently also send a letter earlier to NATO itself. From what was reported, Putin proposed a moratorium in order to find a way together to make things less dangerous for all involved (especially Europe) after the end of the INF treaty. Will they again ignore this gesture of good will and partnership that could calm things down quite a bit? Looks like it.

- https://www.rt.com/news/469701-putin-message-nato-missile-inf/
- Germany to study Putin’s proposed moratorium on missile deployment in Europe
- Russia not surprised by NATO reaction to its proposal about missiles — diplomat
 

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Here are some reflections to the late French President Jacques Chirac.

Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov





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After the disappearance of #Jacques_Chirac I would like to pay tribute to the memory of a great statesman, passionately French, whose eloquence and enthusiasm combined with constant proximity made him so sympathetic and dear to the hearts of the French. Goodbye President!
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Hello, I am deeply saddened by the death of the former president of the republic, he was very close to the French people, they increased the pensions according to the cost of living index, he was always smiling, he represented well France.



 

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Putin Makes Joke About Russia Gearing Up To Interfere In The 2020 Election | Hallie Jackson | MSNBC
NBC News' Keir Simmons asks Russian President Vladimir Putin about potential Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election. Putin mocked the possibility of future election interference, saying sarcastically, "yes we will definitely intervene." :lol:
 

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Putin Makes Joke About Russia Gearing Up To Interfere In The 2020 Election | Hallie Jackson | MSNBC
NBC News' Keir Simmons asks Russian President Vladimir Putin about potential Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election. Putin mocked the possibility of future election interference, saying sarcastically, "yes we will definitely intervene." :lol:
Sometimes the only thing left to do against crazy nonsense is to joke about the insanity of it all. Here is what Putin said:


:rotfl::lol2:
 

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At the Valdai discussion club, Putin praised Trump for his steps towards peace in North Korea and his courage in general:


While a couple days before Putin pointed to the fact that Trumps opponents use any pretext to attack:


While answering a question about Macron and france at Valdai in a very humorous way:

 

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Like a true statesman honoring one of Frances true defender's against the Deep State.
https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1178610031056568321
I beg your pardon ! What allows you to write such a statement ?
:huh:
Just an opinion. I invite you to show otherwise.
I agree Bastian: Chirac fighting against deep state? I'd like to see this. Chirac was an opportunistic, more interested by his image and his own celebrity. The first time he presented for mayor elections in his village, he was from socialist party previously but took the "right party" cap because the other guy who presented for election was socialist ("left") too, so he has to present himself as "right". he wouldn't be able to stay so long in politics if he was against deep state.
Also, saying he was against Irak war is not the whole truth. He's sent bombs on iraki civilians, isn't it? Chirac's France participated to Irak's invasion. At first he was against attacking Irak because he had financial interests in trades with this country, in the domain of providing stuff for nuclear plants (for civil use, electricity). He was initially against, not for humanistic reasons, for money!
 

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I agree Bastian: Chirac fighting against deep state? I'd like to see this. Chirac was an opportunistic, more interested by his image and his own celebrity. The first time he presented for mayor elections in his village, he was from socialist party previously but took the "right party" cap because the other guy who presented for election was socialist ("left") too, so he has to present himself as "right". he wouldn't be able to stay so long in politics if he was against deep state.
Also, saying he was against Irak war is not the whole truth. He's sent bombs on iraki civilians, isn't it? Chirac's France participated to Irak's invasion. At first he was against attacking Irak because he had financial interests in trades with this country, in the domain of providing stuff for nuclear plants (for civil use, electricity). He was initially against, not for humanistic reasons, for money!
I've mixed feelings witch Chirac case. Can't he be someone with a real heart but "forced" to act opportunistically to survive? Can it be that he acted, like he acted, during his career to gain the power and then, on the critical moment, used it rightly?
Even if you have financial interests to defend, when you say NO to uncle Sam, you know you will got a spanking in return, or you're unaware. On a side note, I wonder if the spanking is not always currently running (France economical cutting up).

So, when he said "no", can it be that he was unaware that he was in fact saying "no" to the deep state? It's hard to believe for me but always possible.

Here's a Deepl translation of a French article, I found interesting, explaining how he was solicited by Bush Jr. to join the war and what he thought then:
Jean-Claude Maurice of the Journal du dimanche tells us: In 2003, the French President understood, by a phone call from his American counterpart, what prompted the latter to want to wage war on Iraq... Jacques Chirac learned this the previous month from Bush Jr. himself. A revelation received first with astonishment, then, with information taken, with horror. In this telephone conversation to convince his French counterpart to join the coalition, George Bush Jr. used a unique argument, stating that... "Gog and Magog are at work in the Middle East" and that "Bible prophecies are about to be fulfilled". Chirac incredulous opens himself to his advisors, He charges them to enlighten him more precisely on Gog and Magog. A day later, George Bush recurs, pronouncing these two mysterious names at a press conference on the "axis of evil". The Elysée urgently consulted a specialist. This is Thomas Römer, Professor of Theology at the University of Lausanne (...) His report has enough to freeze the blood. Gog, Prince of Magog, it's the apocalypse. This character appears in Genesis, and especially in two of the most obscure chapters of the Book of Ezekiel, prophecy of a world army waging the final battle against Israel. A conflict willed by God who must, overcoming Gog and Magog, destroy forever the enemies of the chosen people before a new world is born. This parable of an apocalypse announced to fulfill a prophecy worried and tormented him. He also questions religious inculturation at a time when religious foundations are much more decisive than one would like to believe in political and military decisions. […] »

"Jacques Chirac is therefore not mistaken. The American President has summarily deciphered the Scriptures: a fundamentalist Islamist world army threatens the Western world that supports Israel. The September 11 attacks on the Manhattan towers are proof of this. "They're going to set the region on fire and blood. They understand nothing and are of a filthy unculture with regard to an already complicated East. Ask them to name you an Arab poet. And to list everything that's going to happen." « You'll see: they'll fight a Pandora's war, win it quickly, but the hardest part will then begin. Sunnis and Shiites will tear each other apart. After the invasion, a civil war will cause more civilian casualties than the flash war battles. Al-Qaeda will find in Iraq a manoeuvring ground that it has been prohibited from using until now. In a year's time, we'll have to send reinforcements. And in three years' time, when 3000 GIs are dead, they will have no choice but to withdraw or send new troops. »
 
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