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11 April 2002


PARIS — President Jacques Chirac, seeking reelection, said on Thursday France must tighten its laws to clamp down on the trafficking and possession of guns. What's unacceptable is the traffic, importing and of course the possession of weapons of war, Chirac said on France 2 television. The first thing to do is reform our criminal law. Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, Chirac's main rival for the presidency ahead of a two-round election this month and next,... (

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