Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy gives up politics

(VOVworld) - France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat on Sunday in the race to choose the conservative candidate for next year's presidential election.
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Former President Nicolas Sarkozy delivered a speech in early November.  (Photo: AP)

With 85 percent of votes counted, ex-prime ministers Francois Fillon and Bordeaux’s mayor Alain Juppe secured 44 percent and 28.3 percent respectively, advancing to the second round. Mr. Sarkozy got 21 percent.

Former President Sarkozy spoke highly of the voters’ choice and announced that he will give up politics.

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