Death of Jacques Chirac: A minute of silence observed today at 15 p.m. in schools and administrations


Monday at 15 p.m. (metropolitan time), a minute of silence will be observed in memory of former President Jacques Chirac. It will be the same in Saint-Martin.

In memory of former President Jacques Chirac, who died on Thursday September 26 at the age of 86, a minute of silence will be observed this Monday at 15 p.m. in public administrations and in schools, announced the government spokesperson. . This Monday is a day of national mourning with a solemn service at noon at the Saint-Sulpice church, in the XNUMXth arrondissement of Paris.

At the request of the family, a popular tribute to the Invalides was organized yesterday to allow the French to meditate on the coffin of the former head of state.

Jacques Chirac will be buried in the Montparnasse cemetery this Monday, September 30, with his daughter Laurence. Interment should take place in a strictly private setting. _AF

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