London, May 7 (AP): British Prime Minister Tony Blair took to the Internet today to congratulate Nicolas Sarkozy on winning France’s presidential election.
Blair posted a message on video-sharing site YouTube, praising Sarkozy as “a strong leader”. Blair said he was confident Sarkozy “will want to forge a good and close partnership between Britain and France for the good of our two countries, for Europe and the wider world”. Blair also made a French-language version of the message, telling viewers: “Hello everyone. I’ve decided to address you in French.”