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  5/7/2012, Iyar 15, 5772

Sarkozy Announces Retirement from Politics


French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who lost the elections to Francois Hollande on Sunday, announced his retirement from politics.

“I take full responsibility for this defeat,” Sarkozy said. “From now on, I will be an ordinary French citizen among many.”