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no excuses, but a "debt". Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday, July 27th in Papeete that France had "a debt" towards French Polynesia for nuclear tests carried out from 1966 to 1996 in the Pacific.
"I assume and I want the truth and transparency with you," said the Head of State in a speech to the Polynesian officials, saying that the victims of these tests had to be better compensated.
"I think it's absolutely true that we would not have done these same trials in the Creuse or Brittany," he recognized. He did not pronounce the word "forgiveness" which was claimed by victims' associations of these tests.
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The delicate issue of compensation
after 17 nuclear tests in the Sahara, France had transferred its firing scope in French Polynesia in 1966 on the Atolls de Mururoa and Fangatufa, where it proceeded in 30 years to 193 new tests, d atmospheric, then underground. The last was held on 27 January 1996 after President Jacques Chirac's decision to resume shots despite the moratorium decided three years earlier by his predecessor, François Mitterrand.
"I want to make you clear that the soldiers who did they did not lie. They took the same risks (...) There was no lie, there were risks that were not measured, including by the military, "said Emmanuel Macron.
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"I think it's true that we would not have done these same trials in the Creuse or Brittany," he pointed out.
On the compensation, he pointed out that, in his election in 2017, "11 files had been finalized" and "since 187 files" were. "It's a consequent but insufficient progress," he tried, announcing that the "deadlines for filing of the files will be prolonged" for rights holders.a loan of 300 million euros
in her speech began with a few words in Polynesian, the head of state rented the "unique privacy unique pact between the Republic and French Polynesia" despite the "dark hours and bites Of the history ". "There is one at the same time" because you are both deeply Polynesian and deeply patriots, "he added, ensuring that he would defend their will to" resist "to" revive and transmit "their culture.
After visiting the Marquises Islands and the Papeete Hospital upon his arrival Saturday, he again exhorted the Polynesians to be vaccinated, "only way to get out" of the crisis, pointing out that on the 230,000 doses sent. In the archipelago, 110,000 still remained available.
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