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June 17, 2004
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Jacques Chirac called on French judges to hand down tough sentences to those found guilty of anti-Semitic actions. The French president said “justice should be pronounced with severity, punishment should be exemplary and it should be widely publicized,” presidential spokeswoman Catherine Colonna told reporters at the Elysee Palace following talks Wednesday between Chirac and Jewish leaders.

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