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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, ‘modernist’ French president, dies at 94” – below is their description.
Former French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, who brought about rapid social change after more than 15 years of strict Gaullism and who was a leading force in laying the foundation of the European Union, died on Wednesday at the age of 94.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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