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French President Sarkozy After Too Much Russian Vodka During G8 June 2007

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Obviously drunk after a long lunch with Vladimir Putin. This video was recorded at a press conference held by recently elected French president Nicolas Sarkozy, during the G8 summit in June 2007.

French tv did not release this video (this recording comes from a Belgian tv show). Sarkozy said many times during the campaign drinking goes "against (his) lifestyle" and that he never drinks alcohol.



Translation of the video from French:

reporter: I would like to show you the beginning of the press conference held by french president Nicolas Sarkozy at the end of the summit. He just had lunch with the russian president Vladimir Putin and it seems that he had more to drink than water.

Sarkozy: Ladies ad Gentlemen, I apologize for my lateness, dued to the length (smiles) of the dialogue I just had with Mr Putin (smiles again)(pause). How do you want to procced, do I answer your questions? So have you got any question? (smiles). Go ahead. Yes, yes. Well, um.

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