Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing (C) attends the funeral service for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. D'Estaing who died at the age of 94. Photo: DPA Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing (C) attends the funeral service for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. D'Estaing who died at the age of 94. Photo: DPA
Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing (C) attends the funeral service for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. D'Estaing who died at the age of 94. Photo: DPA
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Giscard bows out as euro doubts remain

  • As an architect of the European currency, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing witnessed its strength as a continental pillar of peace and its weakness during the global financial crisis

Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing (C) attends the funeral service for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. D'Estaing who died at the age of 94. Photo: DPA Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing (C) attends the funeral service for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. D'Estaing who died at the age of 94. Photo: DPA
Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing (C) attends the funeral service for former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. D'Estaing who died at the age of 94. Photo: DPA
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