French President Jacques Chirac, right, and his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak gesture during a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris on July 25, 2002. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

Photo by: MICHEL EULER

French President Jacques Chirac, right, and his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak gesture during a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris on July 25, 2002. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)