Sarkozy pledges to freeze French EU contributions

President Nicolas Sarkozy said he’ll seek to freeze France’s contribution to the EU budget if he’s re-elected next month.

5th April, 2012
Sarkozy pledges to freeze French EU contributions
French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

President Nicolas Sarkozy said he’ll seek to freeze France’s contribution to the European Union budget as part of his effort to trim the nation’s budget deficit if he’s re-elected next month.

A freeze in contributions would save France €600 million a year, Sarkozy told journalists in Paris as he unveiled his campaign platform.

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