• We sent a strong message of confidence
  • Our priority is to fight inflation
  • French and European banks are 'very solid'
  • European banks are not in the same situation as US banks

On that last remark, I'm not sure what exactly is he trying to imply; that one or the other is not in a financially sound standing? Anyway, only time will tell. As for his other comments on their policy decision, it is what you would expect as a follow-up.