Sarkozy inaugurated as France president

Nicolas Sarkozy was officially inaugurated Wednesday as president of France, taking over power from Jacques Chirac in an elaborate ceremony in the Elysee Palace.

Sarkozy inaugurated as France president
Nicolas Sarkozy was officially inaugurated Wednesday as president of France, taking over power from Jacques Chirac in an elaborate ceremony in the Elysee Palace.

The conservative Sarkozy, who won election May 6 on pledges of market reforms and a break with the past, was given a special necklace of linked medallions engraved with the names of past French presidents and his own. Chirac left the palace, after 12 years in power.
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