Sarkozy and Royal to stage televised debate

24th April 2007, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, April 24, 2007 (AFP) - French presidential rivals Nicolas Sarkozy and Segolene Royal will stage a televised debate on Wednesday May 2, Sarkozy's campaign director Claude Gueant said Tuesday.

PARIS, April 24, 2007 (AFP) - French presidential rivals Nicolas Sarkozy and Segolene Royal will stage a televised debate on Wednesday May 2, Sarkozy's campaign director Claude Gueant said Tuesday.

The debate will go out at 9.00 p.m. (1900 GMT) on the TF1 and France 2 television channels, he said after a meeting between representatives of the candidates at the broadcast watchdog the Higher Audiovisual Council.

The debate will be screened four days before the decisive second round of the presidential election.


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