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Rocard

Michel. born 1930, French politician: prime minister of France (1988--91)
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Language is clearly a bone of contention for former French Premier Michel Rocard (PSE, FR).
Finally, we have Michel Rocard, Prime Minister of France, who visited New Zealand to apologise for the Rainbow Warrior affair and help to rebuild Franco-New Zealand relations.
Marti is also a long-time ally of another major French socialist figure, the former Prime Minister Michel Rocard.
A former head of the Caisse Centrale de Cooperation Economique (CCCE), the French Government's aid arm for France's former colonies, Mr Roland-Billecart was imposed as Air Afrique Chairman by his close ally, France's Socialist Prime Minister at the time, Mr Michel Rocard in 1989.
In France, the fall in the Socialist vote put an end to Michel Rocard's presidential ambitions.
The former Prime Minister, Michel Rocard, the ex-party leader, Lionel Jospin, the Foreign Minister and close friend of Mitterrand Roland Dumas, the Justice Minister, Michel Vauzelle, the Public Service Minister, Michel Delebarre, the Finance Minister, Michel Sapin, the Government Spokesman, Louis Mermaz, and even the President's son Gilbert Mitterrand were beaten.
The commentary titled "An EU-Turkey reset" and also signed by Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference; Hans van den Broek, a former Dutch foreign minister and EU commissioner for external relations; Marcelino Oreja Aguirre, a former Spanish foreign minister; Michel Rocard, former French prime minister; and Nathalie Tocci, deputy director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome, said growing challenges in the Middle East, such as the crises in Iraq and Syria and the rise of radical groups in the region, necessitate closer cooperation between Turkey and the EU, but, rather than being drawn closer together, the EU and Turkey are drifting apart.
According to Philippe Rocard, CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions, "There is a great deal of investment from both the government and private sector.
Michel Rocard, l'ancien Premier ministre, ne cache pas son pessimisme.