"I don't believe in a solution without dialogue," Mr Chirac told Europe-1 radio, urging countries to remove the threat of sanctions against Iran.
"We must, on the one hand, together, Iran and the six countries, meet and set an agenda for negotiations then start negotiations," Mr Chirac said. "Then, during these negotiations I suggest that the six renounce seizing the UN Security Council and Iran renounces uranium enrichment."
He was wearing a natty Nehru-suit, some beaded sandals, majorly cool sunglasses and had a spliff hanging from the corner of his mouth.
His last words to the star-struck radio-pixie were "Peace, Out". So, like, happenin'.