Jospin


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Jospin

(French ʒospɛ̃)
n
(Biography) Lionel (Robert) born 1937, French politician; prime minister (1997–2002)
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We allege that Watkins duped investors into believing that there was a lucrative transaction on the horizon, when in fact there was none, said Walter Jospin, Regional Director of the SECs Atlanta Regional Office.
The recommendations are the result of over two years of consultations with officials and civil and political societies and are in the spirit of the National Action Charter," former Latvian former prime minister Valdis Birkavs told the media in presence of former Bosnia and Herzegovina prime minister Zlatko Lagumdzija, and former French premier Lionel Jospin.
The 2006 jury includes people such as Pat Cox, Lionel Jospin, Javier Solana and Simone Veil.
Parly was formerly president of the Paris-Ile-de-France regional development agency and was budget secretary in the Jospin government from 2000 to 2002.
He prevailed in the first round against outgoing prime minister Edouard Balladur, his "friend of thirty years" but by then bitter rival, and went on to defeat the socialist candidate Lionel Jospin.
Lionel Jospin's socialism is popular in Wales; in Llanelli they sing Jospin Fach.
Last year, Le Pen stunned Europe by knocking prime minister Lionel Jospin out of the race for the French presidency, before being defeated by Jacques Chirac.
Amongst the allegations made by Pean and Cohen is that Le Monde played a part in the downfall of former prime minister Lionel Jospin by giving one of his biographers a job in exchange for proof that Jospin once had links to the Trotskyite movement.
Then in an instant runoff, as candidates were eliminated, their votes would have gone to Chirac and Jospin.
Fortuyn was murdered shortly after French right-wing politician Jean-Marie Le Pen surprisingly defeated French Socialist Premier Lionel Jospin in the first round of that nation's presidential elections.
IN THE LAST TWO YEARS OF HIS administration, Bill Clinton hosted three conferences on the "Third Way" that included British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, Italian Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema, French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder.
FRANCE -- French Foreign Minister Lionel Jospin has placed himself as a front-runner in the country's presidential race this year by publicly proposing that France adopt the "Tobin tax.