Latest update: 17/02/2012
French Presidential Election: Sarkozy enters the ring
It's game on - on Wednesday night, Nicolas Sarkozy finally announced he would indeed run for re-election. He now has only 66 days to regain a lot of ground in the polls on his Socialist rival François Hollande. So will Sarkozy's official announcement provide the much-needed boost? And how will the opposition respond?
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine;
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI.