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French President Nicolas Sarkozy (right) is saluted by an African soldier during the annual military parade at the Place de la Concorde during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on Wednesday, July 14, 2010. Leaders and soldiers from 13 former French colonies in Africa, celebrating five decades of independence, were invited to take part in this year's parade. (UPI/David Silpa)
Photo by: DAVID SILPA
French President Nicolas Sarkozy (right) is saluted by an African soldier during the annual military parade at the Place de la Concorde during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on Wednesday, July 14, 2010. Leaders and soldiers from 13 former French colonies in Africa, celebrating five decades of independence, were invited to take part in this year's parade. (UPI/David Silpa)

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