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Direct literal Trranslation of Sarkozy's comments from French to English ( free of charge )

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Submitted by J Burke (Canada), Jan 25, 2008 at 09:05

" No doubt, Moslems, Jews and Christians do not believe in a God in the same way. Undoubtedly they do not have the same manner of venerating God, of praying to him, of serving him. But at the bottom, who could dispute that it is indeed the same God to which their prayers are addressed? That it is well the same need to believe.

" What it is the same need is to hope which makes them turn their glances and their hands towards the Sky to beseech the mercy of God, God of the Bible, God of the Gospels and God of Coran? Finally, the single God of the religions of the Book. "

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The word "le" can be interpreted as being either it or him. But being in saudi, I am sure the translation was "houwa"; arabic for him.

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