"If we don't help India produce electricity using nuclear power, we would let develop in India a chimney for greenhouse gases," he said in Bangkok, a day before leaving for a two-day visit to New Delhi.
"The minimum we must do is to let India respond to its energy needs without becoming a major polluting nation," Chirac said.
"I wish that we could, within the non-proliferation framework and existing agreements, help India respond to this need," he said.
Now Monsieur Chirac, if only you could also convince those non-proliferation ayatollahs. Related post: 20,000 MW of greenhouses gases .