Lyon, France (French Republic)
FRENCH SOLDIERS ADJUST A CROTALE AIR DEFENCE MISSILE SYSTEM AT G8 SITE
IN EVIAN, FRANCE.
French Air Force personnel adjust a Crotale air defence missile system
on the edge of the Leman lake, in the French Alp spa town of Evian, May
23, 2003 in preparation for the G8 summit which will be held, June 1-3,
2003 at the Royal Hotel (background). The G8 countries - the United
States, France, Britain, Germany, Italy, Canada, Russia and Japan -
pledged new joint action to fight terrorism as France and the United
States said it was time to set aside their dispute over the Iraq war.