Sarkozy backs Italian Mario Draghi's bid for ECB top post
French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday offered his backing for Italian central bank governor Mario Draghi's bid to replace France's Jean-Claude Trichet as head of the European Central Bank.
"We support the candidature of an Italian to lead the ECB... He is a person of high quality," Sarkozy said at a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi following an Italy-France summit.
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