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6th Dec 2016

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Sarkozy announces French presidential bid

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is running for next year's presidential election. His bid for a second term, after a first term in 2007-2012, is announced in a book to be published Thursday, which was distributed to media on Monday. He said he would focus on five "challenges": truth, identity, competitiveness, authority and freedom. He will first have to win a primary election in November to get his party's endorsement.

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