France Politics

January 18, 2012 - 9:55 AM
French President Nicolas Sarkozy, center, shakes hand with MEDEF union president Laurence Parisot prior to a meeting with unions at the Elysee Palace Wednesday Jan. 18, 2012. Representatives of unions and members of the French government are gathered at the Elyysee for a Crisis Summit. Visible at right is prime minister Francois Fillon. (AP Photo/LionelBonaventure/Pool)