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French MP of right-wing opposition party UMP, Jerome Chartier , ally... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Camera Operator,Candidate,Crisis,Following,Former,France,François Fillon,Horizontal,Interview,Jean-François Copé,Journalist,Leadership,Media Interview,Meeting,Microphone,National Assembly,Opposition Party,Paris - France,Political Party,Politics,President,Prime Minister,Right-Wing,Talking,Teamwork,Union for a Popular MovementPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench MP of right-wing opposition party UMP, Jerome Chartier (R), ally of former prime Minister Francois Fillon, the defeated candidate for the leadership of the UMP, speaks to journalists on December 3, 2012 in Paris at the National Assembly, following a meeting between newly-elected President of the UMP, Jean-Francois Cope and Francois Fillon. The two politicians, Cope and Fillon, engaged in a shambolic battle to lead France's right-wing opposition met in a last-ditch bid to reach a deal ahead of a deadline imposed by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy if they don't stop squabbling. AFP PHOTO PIERRE VERDY (Photo credit should read PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images)