Sarkozy warns of 'dramatic' effects of nuclear power reduction

President Sarkozy launched a vigorous defence of France's nuclear industry following opposition parties' election pact to cut number of reactors.

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday defended France's nuclear industry, wading into to an election debate after opposition parties agreed a plan to cut nuclear's share in France's energy mix if Socialist candidate Francois Hollande were to win May's presidential election, reports The Wall Street Journal.