Germany, France & Iraq

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NPR's Nick Spicer reports from Paris that the leaders of France and Germany used a summit meeting today to underscore their commitment to avoiding a war in Iraq. Addressing a joint session of the French and German parliaments at Versailles Palace, French President Jacques Chirac said France and Germany will coordinate their positions to give peace every possible chance. The two nations will successively chair the U.N. Security Council. Both nations want U.N. inspectors to have more time to search for Iraqi weapons.

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