"...investigation is biased and politically motivated."
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman
"It's a dangerous precedent"
"Imagine a slaughterhouse. This is worse. Even a slaughterhouse is more humane"
UN Secretary General
"... in the 17th and 18th century Lima was often attacked by pirates and guns were kept inside the Government Palace."
"On balance, savers, employees, entrepreneurs, pensioners and taxpayers across the euro area, including in Germany, are better off because of our actions"
European Central Bank President
"To arbitrarily designate a guilty party and dream up the desired results has become the norm for our Western colleagues."
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson
"The Palestinian people are happy at the departure of this criminal who had been involved in many crimes."
Sami Abu Zuhri
"This report is wrong. The government is not preparing rescue plans"
German finance ministry statement
French minister's feedback on ESA ministerial
Watch the full interview in French with Geneviève Fioraso, French Minister for Higher Education and Research, as she gives her reaction to the ESA summit in Naples. We discuss the nature of the debate, and the future for Ariane.