France Backs Brazil's UN Ambition

01/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Brazil should have a greater role in international affairs and a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, says French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

On a visit to Rio de Janeiro Mr Sarkozy said Brazil and the EU would adopt a common position on the global financial crisis at the next G20 meeting.

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