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French President Jacques Chirac waits to address the 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 19, 2006.

Jacques Chirac’s Lessons for the United Nations

A transcript of the former French president’s remarks at the 2003 General Assembly.

Smoke rises from the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sept. 3.

The Taliban Shoots Back at Donald Trump

A translation of spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid’s warning for the United States.

Robert Mugabe gives a speech in Harare, Zimbabwe, in March 1980.

Mugabe’s Promise

A transcript of the late leader’s address to the nation on March 4, 1980.

Then-London Mayor Boris Johnson holds a brick aloft as he addresses the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, England, on Sept. 30, 2014.

Boris Throws a Brick Through Parliament’s Window

The prime minister’s statement about proroguing the United Kingdom’s legislative assembly.

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman nominee Jerome Powell looks on as President Donald Trump speaks during a press event in the Rose Garden at the White House on Nov. 2, 2017.

What the Last Recession Tells Us About the Next One

A transcript of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s remarks in Paris.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at a conference in New Delhi on Jan. 8.

Modi Makes His Case on Kashmir

A transcript of the Indian prime minister’s remarks.

A container ship unloads its cargo from Asia at the Long Beach port in California on Aug. 1.

China Shoots Back in Trump’s Trade War Escalation

A transcript of Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying’s remarks to reporters.

Ursula von der Leyen speaks at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on July 16.

Ursula von der Leyen’s Big Promises for Europe

A transcript of the nominee’s remarks at the European Parliament plenary session.

Taliban representatives are pictured during the second day of the Intra-Afghan Peace Conference talks in Doha, Qatar, on July 8.

The Taliban Have a Road Map for Peace

A translation of the statement from the Taliban and Afghan officials.

Carrie Lam speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong on July 2.

Carrie Lam’s Regrets

A transcript of the Hong Kong leader’s remarks during a day of violent protests.

Hassan Rouhani attends the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on June 14.

Rouhani to America: You’re Confused

A transcript of the Iranian president’s June 25 remarks.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda speak to the media during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 12.

What Trump Promised Duda

A transcript of the U.S. and Polish leaders’ remarks in the Rose Garden.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, tour the Kremlin in Moscow on June 5.

Xi and Putin, Best Friends Forever?

A transcript of the two leaders’ remarks in Moscow.

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis and Pope Francis inspect an honor guard at the presidential palace in Bucharest on May 31.

Pope Francis’s Warning

A transcript of the pontiff’s remarks in Romania.

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside No. 10 Downing St. in London on May 24.

Theresa May Stands Down

A transcript of the British prime minister’s resignation speech.

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