EJC President congratulates Nicolas Sarkozy on election victory

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou has congratulated Nicolas Sarkozy following his election as President of the French Republic, saluting the winning candidate for his work as Minister of the Interior in combating anti-Semitism.

President Besnainou also issued his hope that President-elect Sarkozy will work to create a more fair and balanced French foreign policy in the Middle East.

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