Sarkozy, Brown meet in advance of G8
Published: July 8, 2009 at 12:11 AM
EVIAN, France, July 8 (UPI) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, meeting one-on-one before the G8 summit, agreed on the need for stimulus spending.
The two leaders held talks Monday in Evian, a French town on Lake Geneva, the EUObserver reported. The Group of Eight summit meeting begins Wednesday in L’Aquila, an Italian town recently devastated by an earthquake.
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The meeting appeared to be a friendly one.
“President Sarkozy, mon ami, you are truly a force of nature,” Brown said.