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France election: Sarkozy writes manifesto letter

Nicolas Sarkozy has announced he has written a letter to the French people outlining the key measures he intends to take if he was re-elected president.

Mr Sarkozy has promised spending cuts and a new law committing France to balanced budgets.

Opinion polls suggest he has edged ahead of his main rival, Francois Hollande, but the Socialist still seems likely to win the second round.

  • 05 Apr 2012
  • From the section Europe