Voting started in mainland France on Sunday in an election that could make Nicolas Sarkozy the 11th European leader to be swept from office by the economic crisis and crown Francois Hollande as France's first Socialist president in 17 years.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy met Qatar's prime minister in Paris last week in a bid to resolve the stalemate over nuclear reactor maker Areva's capital increase, the Financial Times reported.
The paper said Sheikh Hamad bin Jas
France will support Greece following its efforts to reduce its deficit and has no intention of seeing the country fall by the wayside, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Saturday.
"If we created the euro, we cannot let a country fall
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has begun his first official visit to the US since coming to power.
He is due to address a joint session of Congress and hold talks with US President George W Bush.
Sarkozy is also presenting the Le