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French President Nicolas Sarkozy waves after a re-election campaign speech in Villepinte, France, north of Paris, on Sunday, March 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing an image problem as he runs for a second term. "It's not his record. It's him. In the end, he is not loved," a senior adviser at a Paris think tank says. (Associated Press)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy, campaigning for re-election in the Basque city of Bayonne, took refuge last week when his visit was disrupted by a boisterous crowd. (Associated Press)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) and French President Nicolas Sarkozy give a joint press conference after a French-German Cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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Afghan president Hamid Karzai, left, shakes hands with French President Nicolas Sarkozy following a news conference at the Elysee palace, in Paris, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Feferberg, Pool)

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Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (right) and French President Nicolas Sarkozy attend a join press conference Jan. 16, 2012, after a meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid. (Associated Press)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tell reporters at a Monday news conference in Berlin that in addition to spending cuts, eurozone nations need economic expansion and more jobs. They suggested using available funding to support small and medium-sized companies and growth projects. (Associated Press)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy shake hands after a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy reviews sailors in Lanveoc-Poulmic before a speech in which he called the violence in Syria "a massacre." (Associated Press)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy (left) smiles as he greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, speak to the media during a joint press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday , Dec. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy waves goodbye to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday as she leaves the Elysee Palace after their meeting in Paris. The two leaders discussed a cohesive plan to help save the euro through stricter oversight of government budgets. The warning by Standard & Poor's of a possible credit downgrade of European nations over the debt crisis came after U.S. financial markets closed Monday. (Associated Press)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel before their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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** FILE ** German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy say goodbye after their meeting in Strasbourg, France, on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

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An inadvertent "open mic" night caught French President Nicolas Sarkozy and President Obama disparaging their Israeli counterpart. (Associated Press)

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President Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy hug as they attend a French-U.S. alliance ceremony at the Cannes City Hall on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, after the end of the second day of the G-20 summit. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)

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President Obama taps his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy during an afternoon G20 summit session in Cannes on Nov. 3, 2011. (Associated Press)

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President Obama (left) and French President Nicolas Sarkozy make statements to reporters at the G-20 summit in Cannes, France, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy (center) speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during arrivals for the G-20 economic summit in Cannes, France, on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during arrivals for the G-20 economic summit in Cannes, France, on Wednesday. (Associated Press)