French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited his US counterpart Barack Obama on Monday. The world economy was high on the agenda - including Sarkozy's aim of reducing the influence of the US dollar.
France is hosting this year's G8 and G20 summits, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy has started to campaign for a change to the way the US dollar plays a central role in the global economy.
Continue reading here:
Sarkozy urges less international reliance on US dollar