France's incumbent president and UMP ruling party candidate for the 2012 presidential election Nicolas Sarkozy poses before taking part in the TV broadcast 'Des paroles et des actes' of French TV channel France 2 on March 6, 2012 in Paris. (Photo by LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said there are too many foreigners in France and the system for integrating them is "working more and more badly."
In a TV debate, Mr Sarkozy defended his plan to almost halve the number of new arrivals if re-elected next month.
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