From left: Republican candidates Bruno Le Maire, Alain Juppe, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Nicolas Sarkozy. Photo: EPA From left: Republican candidates Bruno Le Maire, Alain Juppe, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Nicolas Sarkozy. Photo: EPA
From left: Republican candidates Bruno Le Maire, Alain Juppe, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Nicolas Sarkozy. Photo: EPA

Alain Juppe emerges as the winner in first debate as France’s right-wingers vie for nomination

Sarkozy, who was France’s president from 2007 to 2012, was attacked by several of his former ministers and party allies

From left: Republican candidates Bruno Le Maire, Alain Juppe, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Nicolas Sarkozy. Photo: EPA From left: Republican candidates Bruno Le Maire, Alain Juppe, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Nicolas Sarkozy. Photo: EPA
From left: Republican candidates Bruno Le Maire, Alain Juppe, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Nicolas Sarkozy. Photo: EPA
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