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Hundreds queue in Paris to say farewell to Jacques Chirac-[PHOTOS]

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Hundreds queue in Paris to say farewell to Jacques Chirac-[PHOTOS]
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Hundreds of people braved the rain on Sunday to pay their respects to late French president Jacques Chirac lying in state at the Hotel des Invalides.

Chirac, a political chameleon who dominated French politics for decades and strived to make France’ s voice heard in Europe and beyond, died last week at the age of 86.
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Chirac was president from 1995 to 2007. He shaped his style in the mold of post-war leader Charles de Gaulle, seeking to strengthen France’s status as a player on the world stage and was best remembered for his opposition to the war in Iraq.

The late president passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones, his son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux told Reuters.
 Some 30 heads of state and government are expected to attend a ceremony in Paris on Monday in honor of Chirac, who will be buried alongside his daughter Laurence in the Montparnasse cemetery.


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