President Sarkozy officially declares re-election bid


After months of “will he” or “won’t he”, French President Nicolas Sarkozy officially announced his intention to run for a second term in the country’s upcoming presidential elections during an appearance on prime-time television Wednesday.

When asked point-blank if he planned to run for the presidency, Sarkozy responded bluntly, “Yes, I am [a] candidate for the presidential election”.

Sarkozy wasted no time addressing the state of France’s economy amid Europe’s intensifying sovereign debt-crisis, a hot-button issue in the upcoming elections.

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