Sarkozy ally wins French right leadership battle




 
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Sarkozy ally wins French right leadership battle
 
November 20th, 2012  
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Sarkozy ally wins French right leadership battle
PARIS (Reuters) - Rightist Jean-Francois Cope, an ally of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, claimed the leadership of France's main conservative party on Monday in a closely fought two-way contest marred by mutual accusations of voter fraud. Cope, already the incumbent leader of the UMP party, beat centrist former prime minister Francois Fillon by 50.03 percent to 49.97 percent, the head of an internal voting commission said - a margin of just 98 votes out of almost 175,000 cast. ...




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