03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sarkozy Gives Post To 23-Year-Old Son, Is Accused Of Nepotism

President Sarkozy caused embarrassment among his political allies yesterday with news that his 23-year-old student son is to be handed the powerful post of boss of Europe's biggest business district.

As the Opposition cried nepotism, stalwarts of Mr Sarkozy's Union for a Popular Movement said that the President was going too far in lining up Jean, a third-year student, to head the public agency that runs La Defense, the island of corporate towers in the west of Paris.

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